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2013-05-05 23:01:21

New survey from hepatitiscnews.com finds that almost two thirds of people with hep C have experienced stigma and discrimination. (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 The survey, conducted by the online community hepatitisCnews.com, also found low awareness of the virus, and four out of ten respondents admitted that they had never heard of hepatitis C until they were diagnosed. While 87% told their family and friends about their diagnosis, over 70% said that people they told had a limited understanding of...

2013-04-25 23:03:35

A new survey by hepatitiscnews.com has found that almost two thirds of people living with hepatitis C have experienced discrimination and stigma in their daily lives due to their condition. (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 The survey, carried out by online community hepatitisCnews.com, also uncovered low awareness levels of the virus, with four out of ten respondents admitting that they had never heard of hepatitis C until their diagnosis. While 87% of those taking part in the survey shared their...

2013-04-24 18:58:21

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found that targeted screening for populations with a higher estimated prevalence for hepatitis C may be cost-effective. These findings, published in the April 24, 2013, online edition of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, indicate that targeted screening for chronic hepatitis C virus infection is cost-effective when the prevalence of hepatitis C in a population exceeds 0.84 percent (84/10,000). The study further demonstrates how a...


Latest hepatitis C Reference Libraries

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2011-01-20 19:23:30

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. It consists of a core of genetic material surrounded by an icosahedra protective shell of protein. The genome consists of a single open reading frame that is 9600 nucleotide bases long. HCV replication takes several steps. It primarily replicates in the hepatocytes of the liver. It can also reproduce in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. There is a wide variety of genotypes and...

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