Hepatitis C screening and referral for further investigation and treatment in a tertiary care hospital


Iskender G., Mert D., Ceken S., BAHÇECİTAPAR M. , Yenigun A., Ertek M.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, cilt.14, ss.642-646, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3855/jidc.12584
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.642-646

Özet

Introduction: Hepatitis C virus infection is a major cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer worldwide. The knowledge of physicians about what should they do in case of any anti-HCV positivity in screening tests is of great importance. In this study the awareness and knowledge of physicians is evaluated by analyzing the rate of the referrals of anti-HCV positive patients to HCV RNA test and their treatment by different clinics.