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Incidence of primary hepatitis C infection and risk factors for transmission in an Australian prisoner cohort

Teutsch, Suzy; Luciani, Fabio; Scheuer, Nicolas; McCredie, Luke; Hosseiny, Parastu; Rawlinson, William; Kaldor, John; Dore, Gregory; Dolan, Kate; Ffrench, Rosemary; Lloyd, Andrew; Haber, Paul; Levy, Michael

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Background. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is common in prisoner populations, particularly those with a history of injecting drug use (IDU). Previous studies of HCV incidence have been based on small case numbers and have not distinguished risk events

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64596
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-633

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