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Prevention and control of hepatitis C : guidelines and recommendations = Prévention et lutte contre l"hépatite C : lignes directrices et recommendations.

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Published by Health Canada = Santé Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hepatitis C.,
  • Hépatite C.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesCanada communicable disease report -- v. 21S2
ContributionsCanada. Health Canada., Canada. Santé Canada.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC"848"H425"P74"1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 18, 21, iv p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20704274M

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These recommendations provide guidelines for juvenile and adult correctional systems regarding 1) identification and investigation of acute viral hepatitis; 2) preexposure and postexposure immunization for hepatitis A and hepatitis B; 3) prevention of hepatitis C virus infection and its consequences; 4) health education; and 5) release by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Recommendations for prevention and control of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and HCV-related chronic .   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in the process of updating its HCV screening guidelines. Its draft screening guideline recommends screening for HCV at least once in a lifetime for all adults 18 years and older, except in settings where the prevalence is less than %. To ensure that more persons are tested and linked to care and treatment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering expanding current HCV screening guidelines to include a birth-cohort approach to testing. Identifying baby boomers and other HCV-infected persons is the first step to receiving new medications that can.

Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), spread by contact with infected blood. Recommendations for Prevention and Control of HCV Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease; The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Hepatitis C VIRAL HEPATITIS RECOMMENDATIONS AND RESOURCE LINKS. 75 The release of the irst Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis in marked the beginning of a coordinated. national response to viral hepatitis . 1. Scroll down the CDC MMWR document on Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease until you get to the subheading Primary Prevention Recommendations (blood, plasma dervatives, organs, tissues, and semen).. 2. From CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis. Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus–Infected Health-Care Providers and Students. Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Hepatitis C.

MMWR: Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Office of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Series. This report discusses the hepatitis C virus (HCV), how it is treated, and how it can be prevented. Version 1: Millions of Americans have hepatitis C, yet many don’t know they are infected. Hepatitis C often has no symptoms and left untreated, can cause serious health problems, including liver cancer. CDC recommends all adults get tested for hepatitis C. Talk to your doctor about getting tested – it could save your life. Introduction -- Background -- Prevention and control recommendations -- Primary prevention recommendations -- Secondary prevention recommendations -- Public health surveillance -- Future directions -- ReferencesHepatitis C virus (HCV) is an increasin. CDC: "Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease." MedlinePlus, U.S. National Library of Medicine: "U.S. hepatitis C .