gastroenterology
Infections

HCV action needed in psychiatric patients

Psychiatric inpatients are an at-risk group for hepatitis C infection yet are under-served in terms of screening and treatment. Findings presented at Australian Gastroenterology Week 2018, confirm that psychiatric patients such as people with schizophrenia typically have a higher prevalence of HCV than the general population. The study of 260 patients attending four inpatient facilities ...

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