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General Reports
 

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in Special Populations.
Bunchorntavakul C, Tanwandee T. 
Gastroenterol Clin North Am
. 2015 Dec;44(4):883-900
Abstract

The hepatitis C revolution part 2: difficult-to-treat groups and experimental approaches.
Thiagarajan P, Ryder SD.
Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec;2
Abstract

The hepatitis C revolution part 1: antiviral treatment options.
Thiagarajan P, Ryder SD.
Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec;28(6):563-571.
Abstract

Hepatitis C: Treatment of difficult to treat patients.
Hilgenfeldt EG, Schlachterman A, Firpi RJ.
World J Hepatol
. 2015 Jul 28;7(15):1953
-63.
Abstract

A Special Touch: Treatment Considerations for Unique Patient Populations With HCV Genotype 1 Infection.
Toussaint-Miller KA, Andres J.
Ann Pharmacother
. 2015 Jul 2.
Abstract

Association of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection With T-Cell Phenotypes in HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Women.
Kuniholm MH, Xie X, Anastos K, Kaplan RC, et al 
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2014 Nov 1;67(3):295-303.
Abstract

Hepatitis C treatment among racial and ethnic groups in the IDEAL trial.
Muir AJ, Hu KQ, Gordon SC,  et al
J Viral Hepat
. 2010 Nov 25
Abstract

Hepatitis C Virus Prevalence and Clearance among US Blood Donors, 2006-2007:
Associations with Birth Cohort, Multiple Pregnancies, and Body Mass Index.
Murphy EL, Fang J, Tu Y,  et al
 J Infect Dis
. 2010 Jul 9
Abstract


African-Americans
 

General Reports

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Reasons for HCV non-treatment in underserved African Americans: Implications for treatment with new therapeutics.
Schaeffer S, Khalili M.
Ann Hepatol
. 2015 Mar-Apr 2015;14(2):234-242
Abstract

Epidemiology/Incidence/Natural History

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Hepatitis C in African Americans.
Saab S, Jackson C, Nieto DO  et al
Am J Gastroenterol
. 2014 Sep 2
.
Abstract

Treatment

     General Reports

           Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  African Americans are less likely to have clearance of hepatitis C virus infection: the findings from recent u.s. Population data.
Mir HM, Stepanova M, Afendy M, et al
J Clin Gastroenterol
. 2012 Sep;46(8):e62-5.
Abstract

      Interferon- alpha 2b

           Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Hepatitis C and its risk management among drug injectors in London: renewing harm reduction in the context of uncertainty.
Rhodes T, Davis M, Judd A.
Addiction. 2004 May;99(5):621-33.
Abstract

Intensive interferon therapy does not increase virological response rates in African Americans withchronic hepatitis C.
Theodore D, Shiffman ML, Sterling RK, et al

Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Jan;48(1):140-5.
Abstract
 
African Americans with genotype 1 treated with interferon for chronic hepatitis C have a lower end of treatment response than Caucasians.
Kinzie JL, Naylor PH, Nathani MG, t al
J Viral Hepat. 2001 Jul;8(4):264-9.
Abstract

      Interferon- alpha 2b/Ribivirin

           Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Viral dynamics and response differences in HCV-infected African American and white patients treated with IFN and ribavirin.
Layden-Almer JE, Ribeiro RM, Wiley T,
Hepatology. 2003 Jun;37(6):1343-50.
Abstract

Latinos/Latinas
         

           Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Prevalence of HCV Risk Factors in Hispanic-American Sub Populations.
Trooskin SB, Vega M, Herrine SK, et al
J Immigr Minor Health
. 2009 Sep 1.
Abstract

Older Persons
 

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Clinical efficacy and tolerability of direct-acting antivirals in elderly patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Sherigar JM, Gayam V, Khan A,  et al.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Mar 24.
Abstract 

Management and prognosis of HCC in the elderly: results of an in-field multicenter cohort study.
Borzio M, Dionigi E, Vitale A, et al
Liver Int. 2017 Feb 18..
Abstract

Direct-acting antivirals are effective for chronic hepatitis C treatment in elderly patients: a real-world study of 17 487 patients.
Su F, Beste LA, Green PK, Berry K, Ioannou GN.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Feb 13.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in the Aged - Does It Impact Life Expectancy? A Decision Analysis.
Maor Y, Malnick SD, Melzer E, Leshno M.
PLoS One
. 2016 Jul 13;11(7):e0157832.
Paper

Correlation between vitamin D levels and apoptosis in geriatric patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 4.
Gabr SA, Alghadir AH, Allam AA, et al
Clin Interv Aging. 2016 May 4;11:523-33.
Abstract

Burden of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Older Adults in Long-Term Care Settings: a Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis.
Alvarez KJ, Smaldone A, Larson EL.
Curr Infect Dis Rep
. 2016 Mar;18(4):13.
Abstract

Patient-Reported Outcomes of Elderly Adults with Chronic Hepatitis C Treated with Interferon- and Ribavirin-Free Regimens.
Younossi ZM, Stepanova M, Nader F, Henry L.
J Am Geriatr Soc
. 2016 Jan 30.
Abstract

Hepatitis C Infection in the Elderly.
Saab S, Rheem J, Sundaram V.
Dig Dis Sci. 2015 May 26
Abstract

Treating hepatitis C in the elderly: the future is near?
Conti F, Vitale G, Andreone P. 
Expert Opin Pharmacother
. 2014 Aug 26:1-10.
Abstract

Hepatitis C in the Elderly: Epidemiology, Natural History, and Treatment.
Mindikoglu AL, Miller RR.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
. 2008 Dec 10
Abstract


Healthcare Workers
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Favorable outcome of acute occupational hepatitis C in healthcare workers: a multicenter French study on 23 cases.
Morin T, Pariente A, Lahmek P.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jun;23(6):515-20.
Abstract

Pilot study of postexposure prophylaxis for hepatitis C virus in healthcare workers.
Corey KE, Servoss JC, Casson DR, et al
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol
. 2009 Oct;30(10):1000-5.
Abstract


Hemophiliacs
 

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Long Term Survival in Persons with Hemophilia and Chronic Hepatitis C: 40 Year Outcomes of a Large Single Center Cohort.
Eyster ME, Kong L, Li M, Schreibman IR.

Am J Hematol
. 2016 May 23.
Abstract

Utilization of Signal-to-Cutoff Ratio of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Assay in Predicting HCV Viremia among Hemodialysis Patients
Kao HH, Chen KS, Lin CL,et al
Nephron
. 2015 Jun 6.
Abstract

Liver biopsy in patients on hemodialysis with hepatitis C virus infection: An important tool.
Agarwal SK, Gupta SD.
Indian J Nephrol. 2015 May-Jun;25(3):152-7..
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Relevance of low viral load in haemodialysed patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
Sperl J, Frankova S, Senkerikova R, et al
World J Gastroenterol
. 2015 May 14;21(18):5496-504.
Paper

Hepatitis C virus long-term persistence in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with haemophilia.
Detection of occult genotype 1[Argentina]
Parodi C, García G, Monzani MC,  et al
J
Viral Hepat. 2014 Nov 27.
Abstract

Survival of hepatitis C-infected haemophilia patients is predicted by presence of cirrhosis but not by anti-viral treatment.
Maor Y, Schapiro JM, Bashari D, Martinowitz U.
Ann Hepatol
. 2014 Nov-Dec;13(6):753-61.
Abstract

Peginterferon alfa-2a with or without low-dose ribavirin for treatment-naive patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 2 receiving haemodialysis: a randomised trial.
Liu CH, Liu CJ, Huang CF,  et al
Gut
.
2014 Apr 19.
Abstract

Efficacy and tolerability of low-dose interferon-α in hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
Wang KL, Xing HQ, Zhao H,  et al
World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Apr 14;20(14):4071-5.

Abstract

Renal diseases in haemophilic patients: pathogenesis and clinical management.
Esposito P, Rampino T, Gregorini M,  et al
Eur J Haematol. 2013 May 8.
Abstract

New approaches to the management of hepatitis C in haemophilia in 2012.
Zoulim F, Bailly F.
Haemophilia. 2012 Jul;18 Suppl 4:28-33.
Abstract

Beneficial effect of successful HCV treatment in patients with inherited bleeding disorders, assessed by liver stiffness measurements.
Fransen van de Putte DE, Fischer K,  et al
Haemophilia. 2011 Nov 21..
Abstract

Liver stiffness measurements to assess progression of fibrosis in HCV-infected patients with inherited bleding disorders.
Fransen van de Putte DE, Fischer K, et al

Haemophilia
. 2011 Apr 27.
Abstract

Patient-Care Practices Associated with an Increased Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection among Chronic Hemodialysis Patients.
Shimokura G, Chai F, Weber DJ, et al

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol
. 2011 May;32(5):415-24..
Abstract

Previously unrecognized advanced liver disease unveiled by transient elastography in patients with Haemophilia and chronic hepatitis C.
Moessner BK, Andersen ES, Weis N, et al
Haemophilia
. 2011 Mar 24
Abstract


Dialysis Patients
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Hepatitis C virus infection in maintenance hemodialysis patients: Recommendations for diagnostics and treatment.
Dzekova-Vidimliski P, Sikole A.

nt J Artif Organs
. 2017 Feb 1:0.
.
Abstract

Isolation as a strategy for controlling the transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in haemodialysis units.
Bravo Zuñiga JI, Loza Munárriz C, López-Alcalde J.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
. 2016 Aug 11;8:CD006420
Abstract

Hepatitis C incidence in hemodialysis patients in Brazil from 2000 to 2003].
Cherchiglia ML, Giordano LF, Machado et al C
ad Saude Publica
. 2016 Aug 8;32(8):e00167914.
Abstract

Interventions for dialysis patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Prabhu RA, Nair S, Pai G,  et al
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
. 2015 Aug 19;8:CD007003
Abstract

Self-Reported HIV and HCV Screening Rates and Serostatus Among Substance Abuse Treatment Patients.
Hernández D, Feaster DJ, Gooden L,  et al
AIDS Behav
. 2015 May 8
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C infection in hemodialysis patients: A review.
Ozer Etik D, Ocal S, Boyacioglu AS.
World J Hepatol. 2015 Apr 28;7(6):885-95

Paper

Bacteremia in hemodialysis patients with hepatitis C.
Chebrolu P, Colombo RE, Baer S,  et al
Am J Med Sci
. 2015 Mar;349(3):217-21
Abstract

Recent Advances on Hepatitis C Virus in Dialysis Population.
Fabrizi F, Messa P, Martin P.
Kidney Blood Press Res. 2014 Aug 9;39(4):260-271
Abstract

Hepatitis C-related liver disease in dialysis patients.
Fabrizi F, Dixit V, Messa P, Martin P.
Contrib Nephrol. 2012;176:42-53.
Abstract

Treatment of hepatitis C in dialysis patients.
Esforzado N, Campistol JM.
Contrib Nephrol. 2012;176:54-65.
Abstract

Anti-viral therapy in haemodialysed HCV patients: efficacy, tolerance and treatment strategy.
Deltenre P, Moreno C, Tran A,  et al

Aliment Pharmacol Ther
. 2011 Jun 20.

Abstract

Decreased prevalence and incidence of HCV markers in haemodialysis units: a multicentric
French survey.
Sauné K, Kamar N, Miédougé M,  et al
Nephrol Dial Transplant
. 2010 Nov 19.
Abstract

Hemodialysis of Patients with HCV Infection: Isolation Has a Definite Role.
Agarwal SK.

Nephron Clin Pract
. 2010 Nov 3;117(4):c328-c332
Abstract

 

Substance Users: General Reports
IDUs

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Significant reductions in alcohol use after Hepatitis C treatment: Results from the French ANRS CO13-HEPAVIH cohort.
Knight R, Roux P, Vilotitch A,  et al
Addiction
. 2017 Apr 21.
Abstract

Perceived health and alcohol use in individuals with HIV and Hepatitis C who use drugs.
Elliott JC, Hasin DS, Des Jarlais DC.
Addict Behav
. 2017 Mar 10;72:21-26.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C testing in substance use disorder treatment: the role of program managers in adoption of testing services.
Frimpong JA, D'Aunno T.
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy
. 2016 Apr 1;11(1):13..

Paper

Retention in buprenorphine treatment is associated with improved HCV care outcomes.
Norton BL, Beitin A, Glenn M, et al
J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Apr;75:38-42.

Abstract

Assessment and delivery of treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in an opioid substitution treatment clinic with integrated peer-based support in Newcastle, Australia.
Keats J, Micallef M, Grebely J,  et al 
Int J Drug Policy. 2015 Jul 17

Abstract

Psychiatric and substance use disorders co-morbidities and hepatitis C: Diagnostic and treatment implications.
Hauser P, Kern S.
World J Hepatol
. 2015 Jul 28;7(15):1921-35.
Abstract

Beyond viral response: A prospective evaluation of a community-based, multi-disciplinary, peer-driven model of HCV treatment and support.
Mason K, Dodd Z, Sockalingam S, et al
Int J Drug Policy. 2015 Apr 29.
Abstract

Integrated Care Increases Treatment and Improves Outcomes of Patients with Chronic HCV Infection and Psychiatric Illness or Substance Abuse.
Ho SB, Bräu N, Cheung R,  et al
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
. 2015 Feb 24.
Abstract

Association between hepatitis C virus and opioid use while in buprenorphine treatment: preliminary findings.
Murphy SM, Dweik D, McPherson S, Roll JM.
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse
. 2015 Jan;41(1):88-92.
Abstract

Or06-3risk of HCV infection among heroin and methamphetamine users.
Okruhlica L, Alexandercikova Z.
Alcohol Alcohol
. 2014 Sep;49 Suppl 1:i43-i44.
Abstract

An empirical study of alcohol consumption by patients considering HCV treatment.
North CS, Sims O, Hong BA, et al
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2014 Aug 20:1-6
Abstract

Impact of hepatitis C virus infection on the risk of death of alcohol-dependent patients.
Fuster D, Sanvisens A, Bolao F,  et al
J Viral Hepat. 2014 Aug 18.
Abstract

Hepatitis C Prevention and Needle Exchange Programs in Rhode Island: ENCORE.
Joseph R, Kofman A, Larney S, Fitzgerald P.
R I Med J (2013)
. 2014 Jul 1;96(7):31-4.
Abstract

Substance use and hepatitis C: An ecological momentary assessment study.
Phillips KA, Epstein DH, Vahabzadeh M,  et al
Health Psychol
. 2014 Jul;33(7):710-9.

Abstract

Hepatitis C Virus-Related Knowledge and Willingness to Receive Treatment Among Patients on Methadone Maintenance.
Zeremski M, Dimova RB, Zavala R,  et al
J Addict Med
. 2014 May 9.
Abstract

Common Bile Duct Dilatation in Drug Users With Chronic Hepatitis C Is Associated With Current Methadone Use.
Leopold SJ, Grady BP, Lindenburg CE,

JAddict Med.
2014 Jan 3.
Abstract

A Unique Model for Treating Chronic Hepatitis C in Patients With Psychiatric Disorders, Substance Abuse, and/or Housing Instability.
Ho CJ,
Preston C, Fredericks K,  et al
J Addict Med
. 2013 Jul 26.

Abstract

A review of pharmacological interactions between HIV or hepatitis C virus medications and opioid agonist therapy: implications and management for clinical practice.
Bruce RD, Moody DE, Altice FL,  et al
Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol
. 2013 May;6(3):249-69.
Abstract

Effect of hepatitis C virus status on liver enzymes in opioid-dependent pregnant women maintained on opioid-agonist medication.
McNicholas LF, Holbrook AM, O'Grady KE, et al
Addiction. 2012 Nov;107 Suppl 1:91-7.
Abstract

A simple strategy to identify acute HCV infection among newly incarcerated injection drug users.
Kim AY, Nagami EH, Birch CE, et al
Hepatology. 2012 Oct 30.
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus infection among drug addicts in Italy.
Stroffolini T, D'Egidio PF, Aceti A,  et al
J Med Virol. 2012 Oct;84(10):1608-1612.
Abstract

Hepatitis C virus-specific immune responses in noninjecting drug users.
Zeremski M, Makeyeva J, Arasteh K,  et al

J Viral Hepat
. 2012 Aug;19(8):554-9
Abstract

Social networks and HCV viraemia in anti-HCV-positive rural drug users.
Young AM, Jonas AB, Havens JR.
Epidemiol Infect. 2012 Apr 19:1-10.
Abstract

The association between use of non-injection drug implements and hepatitis C virus antibody status  in homeless and marginally housed persons in San Francisco.
Hermanstyne K, Bangsberg DR, Hennessey K,  et al
J Public Health
(Oxf)
. 2012 Mar 26.
Abstract

Routine exposure to blood within hostel environments might help to explain elevated levels of hepatitis C amongst homeless drug users: Insights from a qualitative study.
Neale J, Stevenson C
.
 Int J Drug Policy
.
2012 Feb 2.
Abstract

Management of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in drug substitution programs.
Witteck A, Schmid P, Hensel-Koch K,  et al

Swiss Med Wkly
. 2011 May 27;141:w13193.
Abstract

Clinical Experience with the Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection in Patients on Opioid Pharmacotherapy.
Sasadeusz JJ, Dore G, Kronborg I,  et al
Addiction
. 2010 Dec 16.
Abstract

Effects of Buprenorphine and Hepatitis C on Liver Enzymes in Adolescents and Young Adults.
Bogenschutz MP, Abbott PJ, Kushner R, et al
J Addict Med
. 2010 Dec;4(4):211-216.
Abstract

Effectiveness of chronic hepatitis C treatment in drug users in routine clinical practice: results of a prospective cohort study [France]
Melin P, Chousterman M, Fontanges T, et al
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepato
l
. 2010 Mar 25
Abstract

Uptake and delivery of hepatitis C treatment in opiate substitution treatment: perceptions
of clients and health professionals.
Treloar C, Newland J, Rance J, Hopwood M.
J Viral Hepat
. 2010 Jan 13.
Abstract


Veterans
 

United States  
 
 

          J
ournal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Safety of Biologic and Nonbiologic Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drug Therapy in Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hepatitis C Virus Infection.
Burton MJ, Curtis JR, Yang S,
J Rheumatol. 2017 Mar 1.
Abstract

Evaluation of Hepatitis B Reactivation among 62,920 Veterans treated with Oral Hepatitis C Antivirals.
Belperio PS, Shahoumian TA, Mole LA, Backus LI.
Hepatology. 2017 Feb 27
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Outcomes of Pharmacy-Led Hepatitis C Direct-Acting Antiviral Utilization Management at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Yang S, Britt RB, Hashem MG, Brown JN.
J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2017 Mar;23(3):364-369
Paper

Engagement in the Hepatitis C Care Cascade Among Homeless Veterans, 2015.
Noska AJ, Belperio PS, Loomis TP, et al
Public Health Rep. 2017 Jan 1:33354916689610.
Abstract

Determinants of Treatment Eligibility in Veterans With Hepatitis C Viral Infection.
Taylor J, Carr-Lopez S, Robinson A,  
Clin Ther. 2016 Dec 15.
Abstract

Statin Utilization and Recommendations Among HIV and HCV-Infected Veterans: A Cohort Study.
Clement ME, Park LP, Navar AM,  et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2016 May 3.
Abstract

Improved Survival Among all Interferon-α-Treated Patients in HCV-002, a Veterans Affairs Hepatitis C Cohort of 2211 Patients, Despite Increased Cirrhosis Among Nonresponders.
Cozen ML, Ryan JC, Shen H, et al
Dig Dis Sci
. 2016 Apr 8.
Abstract

Social Support and Adherence for Military Veterans With Hepatitis C.
Phillips FH, Barnes D
Clin Nurse Spec. 2016 Jan-Feb;30(1):38-44
Abstract

Cascade of Care for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Within the US Veterans Health Administration.
Maier MM, Ross DB, Chartier M,  et al
Am J Public Health
. 2015 Nov 12:e1-e6
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C Virus in the US Military Retiree Population: To Screen, or Not to Screen?
Laufer CB, Carroll MB.
J Clin Med Res
. 2015 Oct;7(10):757-61.
Paper

Pain-related anxiety mediates the relationship between depressive symptoms and pain interference in veterans with hepatitis C.
Adams MH, Lovejoy TI, Turk DC,  
Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2015 Jul 17.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Correlates of Initiation of Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in United States Veterans, 2004-2009.
Gundlapalli AV, Nelson RE, Haroldsen C, et al
PLoS One
. 2015 Jul 13;10(7):e0132056
Paper

Effect of addition of statins to antiviral therapy in HCV infected persons: Results from ERCHIVES.
Butt AA, Yan P, Bonilla H,  et al
Hepatology
. 2015 Apr 6.
Abstract

Prevalence and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
Beste LA, Ioannou GN.
Epidemiol Rev. 2015 Jan 19. pii: mxu002.
Abstract

Uptake and utilization of directly acting antiviral medications for hepatitis C infection in U.S. veterans.
Gidwani R, Barnett PG, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD,  et al
J Viral Hepat
. 2014 Nov 24.
Abstract

Disease characteristics and treatment patterns in veterans with rheumatoid arthritis and concomitant hepatitis C infection.
Patel R, Mikuls T, Richards JS, et al
Arthritis Care Res
(Hoboken)
. 2014 Sep 3
Abstract

A Pilot Study Examining the Safety and Tolerability of Valacyclovir in Veterans With Hepatitis C Virus/Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Coinfection.
Burton MJ, Penman A, Sunesara I,  et al
Am J Med Sci. 2014 Aug 26.
Abstract

Impact of Race/Ethnicity and Gender on HCV Screening and Prevalence Among US Veterans in Department of Veterans Affairs Care.
Backus LI, Belperio PS, Loomis TP, Mole LA.
Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep;104 Suppl 4:S555-61.
Abstract

Racial Differences in the Progression to Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma in HCV-Infected Veterans.
El-Serag HB, Kramer J, Duan Z, Kanwal F.
Am J Gastroentero
l
. 2014 Jul 29.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C virus screening practices and seropositivity among US veterans born during 1945 - 1965.
Cartwright EJ, Rentsch C, Rimland D.
BMC Res Notes. 2014 Jul 14;7(1):449
Paper

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.
Abstract

The Risk of Long-term Morbidity and Mortality in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C: Results From an Analysis of Data From a Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Registry.
McCombs J, Matsuda T, Tonnu-Mihara I, et al
JAMA Intern Med
.
2013 Nov 5.
Abstract

Explaining Differences in Hepatitis C Between U.S. Veterans and Nonveterans in Treatment for Substance Abuse: Results From a Regression Decomposition.
Heslin KC, Guerrero EG, Mitchell MN,  et al
Subst Use Misuse
. 2013 Jul;48(10):854-62.
Abstract

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Treatment-Naïve Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Infection in the Veterans Health Administration.
Chan K, Lai MN, Groessl EJ,  et al
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
.
2013 May 22.
Abstract

Responses and Hematologic Safety of Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapies in Veterans with Chronic Hepatitis C.
Belperio PS, Hwang EW, Thomas IC, et al
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar 20
Abstract

Assessment and Utilization of Rapid Virologic Response in US Veterans With Chronic Hepatitis C: Evaluating Provider Adherence to Practice Guidelines.
Hwang EW, Thomas I, Cheung R, Backus LI.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012 Dec 23.
Abstract

Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Veteran Population Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Calore BL, Cheung RC, Giori NJ.
J Arthroplasty. 2012 Jul 5.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Patterns and predictors of treatment initiation and completion in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
Clark BT, Garcia-Tsao G, Fraenkel L
Patient Prefer Adherence
. 2012;6:285-95.
Paper

Implications of rapid virological response in hepatitis C therapy in the US veteran population.
Hwang EW, Thomas IC, Cheung R, Backus LI.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther
. 2011 Nov 7.
Abstract

Gaps in the Achievement of Effectiveness of HCV Treatment in National VA Practice.
Kramer JR, Kanwal F, Richardson P, et al

J Hepatol
. 2011 Jul 11
Abstract

A Comparison of Treatment Eligibility for HCV in HCV Monoinfected vs. HCV/HIV Coinfected Persons in ERCHIVES (Electronically Retrieved Cohort of HCV Infected Veterans).
Butt AA, McGinnis K, Skanderson M, Justice A.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
. 2011 Feb 22
Abstract

Dietary History and Physical Activity and Risk of Advanced Liver Disease in Veterans with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection.
White DL, Richardson PA, Al-Saadi M, et al
Dig Dis Sci
. 2010 Dec 28.
Abstract

Hepatitis C and the Risk of Kidney Disease and Mortality in Veterans With HIV.
Fischer MJ, Wyatt CM, Gordon K,, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2010 Feb;53(2):222-226.
Abstract

Program Characteristics Associated With Testing for HIV and Hepatitis C in Veterans Substance Use Disorder Clinics.
McInnes DK, Hyun JK, Trafton JA,et al

Psychiatr Serv. 2010 Jan;61(1):90-94.
Abstract

 

Mentally Ill
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Psychiatric and substance use disorders co-morbidities and hepatitis C: Diagnostic and treatment implications.
Hauser P, Kern S.
World J Hepatol
. 2015 Jul 28;7(15):1921-35.
Abstract

Integrated Care Increases Treatment and Improves Outcomes of Patients with Chronic HCV Infection and Psychiatric Illness or Substance Abuse.
Ho SB, Bräu N, Cheung R,  et al
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
. 2015 Feb 24.
Abstract

A Unique Model for Treating Chronic Hepatitis C in Patients With Psychiatric Disorders, Substance Abuse, and/or Housing Instability.
Ho CJ,
Preston C, Fredericks K,  et al
J Addict Med
. 2013 Jul 26.

Abstract

Guideline-concordant hepatitis C virus testing and notification among patients with and without mental disorders.
Kilbourne AM, McCarthy JF, Himelhoch S, et al
Gen Hosp Psychiatry
. 2008 Nov-Dec;30(6):495-500
Abstract

 

Homeless
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Needs Assessment of HCV-Infected Individuals Experiencing Homelessness and Implications.
Beiser M, Leon C, Gaeta JM.
J Health Care Poor Underserved.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HCV screening in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected homeless and marginally housed women in San Francisco, California.
Page K, Yu M, Cohen J, Evans J, et al
BMC Public Health. 2017 Feb 7;17(1):171.
Paper

Gender Influences on Hepatitis C Incidence Among Street Youth in a Canadian Setting.
Puri N, DeBeck K, Feng C,  et al
J Adolesc Health. 2014 Sep 15
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Prescription opioid injection and risk of hepatitis C in relation to traditional drugs of misuse in a prospective cohort of street youth.
Hadland SE, DeBeck K, Kerr T, et al
BMJ Ope
n
. 2014 Jul 21;4(7):e005419.

Paper

Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge Among Homeless Adults: Results of a Community-Based, Interdisciplinary Intervention.
Tyler D, Nyamathi A, Stein JA,  et al
J Behav Health Serv Res. 2013 Apr 25.
Abstract

Prevalence, distribution, and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults in Los Angeles.
Gelberg L, Robertson MJ, Arangua L, et al

Public Health Rep
. 2012 Jul;127(4):407-21.

Abstract

Hepatitis C among Clients of Health Care for the Homeless Primary Care Clinics.
Strehlow AJ, Robertson MJ, Zerger S,  et al
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012;23(2):811-33.
Abstract


Sexworkers
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Unexpectedly High Injection Drug Use, HIV and Hepatitis C Prevalence Among Female Sex Workers in the Republic of Mauritius.
Johnston LG, Corceal S.

AIDS Behav
. 2012 Aug 1.
Abstract

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Hepatitis C in a Survey of Female Sex Workers in the North-East of Italy.
Zermiani M, Mengoli C, Rimondo C,  et al

Open AIDS J
. 2012;6:60-64.
Abstract


Miscellaneous Populations
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HCV screening in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected homeless and marginally housed women in San Francisco, California.
Page K, Yu M, Cohen J, Evans J, et al
BMC Public Health
. 2017 Feb 7;17(1):171.
Paper

Bridging the silos in HIV and Hepatitis C prevention: a cross-provincial qualitative study.
Dube A, Harris G, Gahagan J, Doucet S.
Int J Public Health
. 2016 Oct 25. Review.
Abstract

Female Sex Hormones Pattern and Its Relation to Disease Severity and Treatment in Pre- and Postmenopausal Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (Genotype 4) Infection.
Ahmed NH, El-Abaseri TB, El-Sayed HF, El-Serafi TI.
Int J Chronic Dis
. 2015;2015:927974|
Abstract

Tree-based Claims Algorithm for Measuring Pretreatment Quality of Care in Medicare Disabled Hepatitis C Patients.
Chirikov VV, Shaya FT, Onukwugha E, et al 
Med Care
. 2015 Jul 29
Abstract

Prevalence and Management of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Women.
Beste LA, Bondurant HC, Ioannou GN.
Med Clin North Am. 2015 May;99(3):575-586.
Abstract

A 25-year Study of the Clinical and Histologic Outcomes of HCV Infection and its Modes of Transmission in a Cohort of Initially Asymptomatic Blood Donors.
Allison RD, Conry-Cantilena C,  et al  
J Infect Di
s
. 2012 Jun 27.
Abstract

Semen and hormonal parameters in men with chronic hepatitis C infection.
Hofny ER, Ali ME, Taha EA, et al

Fertil Steril
. 2011 May 26.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Hepatitis C virus infection among adolescents and young adults --- Massachusetts, 2002--2009.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011 May 6;60(17):537-41.
Paper

 


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