Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 16th, 2006
According to a report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, "Defining the primary characteristics of persons infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) enables physicians to more easily identify persons who are most likely to benefit from testing for the disease. To describe the HCV-infected population in the United States, 15,079 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey between 1999 and 2002 provided medical histories, and those who were 20 to 59 years of age provided histories of drug use and sexual practices."
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