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  26th Conference of the Asian Pacific
Association for the Study of the Liver
2017 APASL, Feb 15-19
Shanghai, China

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C-EDGE CO-STAR: Interim Results From the 3-year Follow-up Trial on Risk Factors and Rate of Reinfection in Patients on Opiate Agonist Therapy Previously Treated With Elbasvir/Grazoprevir for 12 Weeks
  Reported by Jules Levin
CROI:High and Rising HCV Incidence in San Diego Study of 2395 MSM With HIV - 2.89/100 patient yrs reinfection rate, average age was young at 33 compared to 50 for primary infection
CROI:High prevalence of hepatitis C virus among HIV negative MSM in the Amsterdam PrEP project - 4.8% HCV infected
CROI:SWISS Cohort - A Systematic HCV-RNA Screening in HIV+ MSM Reveals a High Number of Potential Transmitters: 5% HCV Prevalence, 17% acute HCV incidence, higher rates of condomless sex, IDU, syphillis
CROI:The Association Between HCV And Comorbid Conditions In 2 Large Patient Cohorts - Cirrhosis, liver cancer, depression, coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, and death almost always proved more frequent in people with than without chronic HCV at both Kaiser Permanente (KP) and Denver Health (DH)

APASL - 26th Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver; February 15-19, 2017; Shanghai, China
Gane EJ1; Dore GJ2; Grebely J2; Altice F3; Litwin AH4; Dalgard O5; Shibolet O6; Luetkemeyer A7; Nahass R8; Peng C-Y9; Conway B10; Iser DM11; Huang C-H12; Gendrano IN12; Kelly MM12; Hwang P12; Robertson M12; Wahl J12; Barr E12; Platt HL12 1Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; 2The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; 3Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA; 4Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA; 5Institute of Clinical Medicine, Akershus University, Oslo, Norway; 6 Liver Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; 7University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA; 8ID Care, Hillsborough, NJ, USA; 9China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; 10Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 11St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; 12Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA