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

  • All patients infected with HCV should be tested for HIV (Management Guidelines)[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
  • Liver fibrosis staging is important for treatment decision making in HCV/HIV-coinfected patients
    • Liver biopsy should be performed only when necessary. Noninvasive tests offer an alternative approach

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