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Screening for Hepatitis C Virus: A Systematic Review

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Screening for Hepatitis C Virus: A Systematic Review

Publisher: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Number of pages: 206

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The objectives are: (1) to assess the published research evidence on the clinical effectiveness, harms, cost-effectiveness, and associated patients' preferences and values of screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in asymptomatic, non-pregnant, treatment-naive adults; and (2) to assess the published research evidence on the ability of available antibody (Ab) and antigen (Ag) screening tests to identify people in the general population with chronic HCV infection.

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