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Today's Featured Report
  Hepatitis C disease severity in living versus deceased donor liver transplant recipients: An extended observation study.
Terrault NA, Stravitz RT, Lok AS,  et al
. 2014 Apr;59(4):1311-9.

Hepatitis C
Daily Report Archives

Disease Management Update
  Hepatocellular carcinoma screening in patients with compensated hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related cirrhosis aware of their HCV status improves survival: A modeling approach.
Mourad A, Deuffic-Burban S, Ganne-Carrié N,  et al
Hepatology. 2014 Apr;59(4):1471-81.

Hepatitis C

Disease Management Archives

Drug Update
  Cost analysis of sofosbuvir/ribavirin versus sofosbuvir/simeprevir for genotype 1 HCV in interferon ineligible/intolerant individuals.
Hagan LM, Sulkowski MS, Schinazi RF.
Hepatology. 2014 Mar 28.

Drug Archives
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Validation of TaqMan® SNP genotyping specificity for rs12979860 of IL-28B: Modeling primer specificity in vitro.
Thomas BS, Joyce MA, Levin A, Tyrrell DL.
J Virol Methods. 2014 Mar 27. .

Diagnostic Archives
Marginalized Update
  HIV treatment cascade among transgender women in a San Francisco respondent driven sampling study.
Santos GM, Wilson EC, Rapues J,  et al
Sex Transm Infect
. 2014 Apr 8.

Marginalized Archives
US Update
  Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Infection Among Vietnam Era Veterans Versus Nonveterans: Results from the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS).
Boscarino JA, Sitarik A, Gordon SC,
J Community Health. 2014 Mar 29.

US Updates Archives
Global Update
  Epidemiological Implications of HIV-Hepatitis C Co-Infection in South and Southeast Asia
Ye S, Pang L, Wang X, Liu Z.
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2014 Mar 29

Global Updates Archives
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