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Hepatitis C: Screening

Release Date: June 2013

This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.

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. 

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

Related Information for Health Professionals

There is no related information for health professionals.

 
Current as of: June 2013

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Hepatitis C: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/hepatitis-c-screening

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