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Title: Global prevalence and genotype distribution of hepatitis C virus infection in 2015: a modelling study
Authors: Phillips, Richard O.
Issue Date: 15-Dec-2016
Publisher: Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol
Citation: Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017; 2: 161–76
Abstract: The 69th World Health Assembly approved the Global Health Sector Strategy to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection by 2030, which can become a reality with the recent launch of direct acting antiviral therapies. Reliable disease burden estimates are required for national strategies. This analysis estimates the global prevalence of viraemic HCV at the end of 2015, an update of—and expansion on—the 2014 analysis, which reported 80 million (95% CI 64–103) viraemic infections in 2013.
Description: An article published by Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017; 2: 161–76 and available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2468-1253(16)30181-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11853
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