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Hepatitis C: Screening

Release Date: June 2013

Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendations

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Adults at High Risk

The USPSTF recommends screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in persons at high risk for infection. The USPSTF also recommends offering 1-time screening for HCV infection to adults born between 1945 and 1965. 


See the Clinical Considerations for more information on risk factors for HCV infection.

Current as of: June 2013

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Hepatitis C: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.

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