Hepatitis C Management in Special Populations

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/17/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Children born to mothers with hepatitis C should be tested for anti-HCV at or after 18 months of age; maternal anti-HCV might persist until this age[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
  • HCV RNA can be performed during first year of life but optimal timing is unknown[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
  • Repetitive testing by HCV RNA is not recommended[AASLD-IDSA HCV]

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