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INSHU: A Screening Program for Hepatitis C among Baby Boomers in the Northeast United States reveals an Alarmingly High Prevalence of HCV among People who Inject Drugs
  Reported by Jules Levin
7th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users
Cascais, Portugal
19 - 21 September 2018
Smith K1, Odekon K2, Bronson S1, Patel P3, Tharakan M4, Kelly G4, Morley E5, Marcos L1 1Division of Infectious Diseases, 2.Dept. of Internal Medicine, 3. Division of Gastroenterology, 4.Information Technology, 5. Dept. of Emergency Medicine
from Jules: perhaps he incidence, new cases of HCV, is greater in young PWIDs but I doubt if overall prevalence is greater, many older HCV_ have been treated & cured and many remain outside the healthcare system so marginalized that perhaps they remain invisible.





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