Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 3rd, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Gastroenterologie Clinique Et Biologique, "Hepatitis C viral infection (HCV) is a frequent and severe disease; screening strategies to-date remain insufficient." The objective of this study was to "assess the efficiency of HCV screening of high-risk groups among patients consulting general practitioners."
"A cost-effectiveness analysis was performed involving general medicine screening practices recorded during a survey of 127 practitioners (10,041 patients) conducted in 1997. A reference...
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