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Author Topic: Hep C Reinfection Risk Highest Among Recent Users of Injection Drugs  (Read 3642 times)

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Among those cured of hepatitis C virus (HCV), the risk of reinfection is highest among people who have recently used injection drugs, Healio reports.

Publishing their findings in the Journal of Hepatology, researchers analyzed data from the British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort, which included information on 1.7 million individuals screened for HCV in the Canadian province. The study authors identified 5,292 people who were cured of hep C between January 2014 and July 2017 and included in their analysis 4,114 of them who had at least one HCV viral load test after being pronounced cured.

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