Management of Hepatitis C Infection

  • Authors: Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH; Hemant Shah, MD, MScCH HPTE (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/24/18 (What's New)

Summary

    Identifying Acute HCV and the Need for Treatment
    • Approximately 85% of acute HCV infection cases are asymptomatic[Maheshwari 2008]
    • Between 50% and 85% of patients with acute HCV infection progress to chronic HCV infection[Maheshwari 2008]
    • Factors associated with spontaneous resolution of acute infection:
      Guidance on Acute HCV Management

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