HCV Settings

Earlier Detection of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Through Routine Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Screening of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending A Sexually Transmitted Infection Outpatient Clinic: A Longitudinal Study 
M. van Rooijen, T. Heijman, N. de Vrieze, A. Urbanus, A. Speksnijder, P. van Leeuwen, H. de Vries and M. Prins
Sexually transmitted diseases Sep 2016;43(9):560-5. doi: 10.1097/olq.0000000000000497

[Chronic hepatitis C: standard of care and perspective] 
A. Aghemo and S. De Nicola
Recenti progressi in medicina Jul 2016;107(7):349-54. doi: 10.1701/2318.24924

Pilot Study: Combining Formal and Peer Education with FibroScan to Increase HCV Screening and Treatment in Persons who use Drugs 
A. Arain, J. De Sousa, K. Corten, R. Verrando, H. Thijs, C. Mathei, F. Buntinx and G. Robaeys
Journal of substance abuse treatment Aug 2016;67():44-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2016.04.001

The role of the general practitioner in the screening and clinical management of chronic viral hepatitis in six EU countries 
A. Bechini, M. Levi, A. Falla, A. Ahmad, I. Veldhuijzen, E. Tiscione and P. Bonanni
Journal of preventive medicine and hygiene 2016;57(2):E51-60. doi:

Implementation of rapid HIV and HCV testing within harm reduction programmes for people who inject drugs: a pilot study 
L. Fernandez-Lopez, C. Folch, X. Majo, L. Gasulla and J. Casabona
AIDS care 2016;28(6):712-6. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1164290 Epub 2016 Mar 23

Prison officers' views about hepatitis C testing and treatment: A qualitative enquiry 
K. Jack, N. Islip, P. Linsley, B. Thomson and A. Patterson
Journal of clinical nursing Aug 3 2016;():. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13489

Clinical Care Pathways for Patients With Hepatitis C: Reducing Critical Barriers to Effective Treatment 
N. Howes, S. Lattimore, W. L. Irving and B. J. Thomson
Open forum infectious diseases Jan 2016;3(1):ofv218. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv218

Out-of-Hospital screening for HIV, HBV, HCV and Syphilis in a vulnerable population, a public health challenge 
C. Legoupil, A. Peltier, V. Henry Kagan, C. Segouin, C. Alberti, L. de Masse, M. Shelly and E. Krastinova
AIDS care Sep 14 2016;():1-3. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1231886

Opt-Out Panel Testing for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in an Urban Emergency Department: A Pilot Study 
S. O'Connell, D. Lillis, A. Cotter, S. O'Dea, H. Tuite, C. Fleming, B. Crowley, I. Fitzgerald, L. Dalby, H. Barry, D. Shields, S. Norris, P. K. Plunkett and C. Bergin
PloS one 2016;11(3):e0150546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150546

Incorporating HIV/hepatitis B virus/hepatitis C virus combined testing into routine blood tests in nine UK Emergency Departments: the "Going Viral" campaign 
C. Orkin, S. Flanagan, E. Wallis, G. Ireland, R. Dhairyawan, J. Fox, R. Nandwani, R. O'Connell, M. Lascar, J. Bulman, I. Reeves, A. Palfreeman, G. R. Foster, K. Ahmad, J. Anderson, C. Y. Tong and S. Lattimore
HIV medicine Mar 2016;17(3):222-30. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12364

Prevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in a UK genitourinary medicine clinic 
H. Price, S. Salimee and D. Coelho
International journal of STD & AIDS Mar 27 2016;():. doi: 10.1177/0956462416641528

Increased Uptake of HCV Testing through a Community-Based Educational Intervention in Difficult-to-Reach People Who Inject Drugs: Results from the ANRS-AERLI Study 
P. Roux, D. Rojas Castro, K. Ndiaye, M. Debrus, C. Protopopescu, J. M. Le Gall, A. Haas, M. Mora, B. Spire, M. Suzan-Monti and P. Carrieri
PloS one 2016;11(6):e0157062. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157062

Evaluation of two rapid screening assays for detecting hepatitis C antibodies in resource-constrained settings 
C. S. Kosack and S. Nick
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH May 2016;21(5):603-9. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12688 Epub 2016 Mar 29

[Community-based screening: a motivating experience for drug users] 
L. Grammatico-Guillon, E. Arnault, S. Rollier, G. Bonnemaison, F. Dubois and E. Rusch
Sante publique (Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France) Sep-Oct 2015;27(5):633-9. doi:

Simultaneous Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Hepatitis B-Hepatitis C Point-of-Care Tests Improve Outcomes in Linkage-to-Care: Results of a Randomized Control Trial in Persons Without Healthcare Coverage 
J. Bottero, A. Boyd, J. Gozlan, F. Carrat, J. Nau, M. D. Pauti, H. Rougier, P. M. Girard and K. Lacombe
Open forum infectious diseases Dec 2015;2(4):ofv162. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv162

A stepped wedge cluster randomized control trial of dried blood spot testing to improve the uptake of hepatitis C antibody testing within UK prisons 
N. Craine, R. Whitaker, S. Perrett, L. Zou, M. Hickman and M. Lyons
European journal of public health Apr 2015;25(2):351-7. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku096 Epub 2014 Jul 24

An audit of hepatitis C service provision in a representative sample of prisons in England 
C. Humphreys, C. Railton, E. O'Moore, M. Lombard and A. Newton
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) Mar 2015;37(1):151-6. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdu022

Hepatitis C virus infection and its relationship to certain sexual practices in men-who-have-sex-with-men in Spain: results from the European MSM internet survey (EMIS) 
P. Fernandez-Davila, C. Folch, L. Ferrer, R. Soriano, M. Diez and J. Casabona
Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica May 2015;33(5):303-10. doi: 10.1016/j.eimc.2014.07.012 Epub 2014 Oct 30

Hepatitis C virus screening to reveal a better picture of infection 
M. C. Medici, C. Galli and A. Calderaro
Trends in microbiology Jun 2015;23(6):324-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2015.02.007

Early diagnosis improves outcomes in hepatitis C 
M. H. Miller and J. F. Dillon
The Practitioner Nov 2015;259(1787):25-7, 3. doi:

High prevalence of hepatitis C (HCV) in the emergency department (ED) of a London hospital: should we be screening for HCV in ED attendees? 
C. Orkin, E. Leach, S. Flanagan, E. Wallis, M. Ruf, G. R. Foster and C. Y. Tong
Epidemiology and infection Oct 2015;143(13):2837-40. doi: 10.1017/s0950268815000199 Epub 2015 Feb 12

[Chronic disease and treatment burden for patients: the example of hepatitis C] 
D. Lhuilier, F. Brugeilles and D. Rolland
Sante publique (Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France) Jan-Feb 2015;27(1 Suppl):S17-21. doi:

Experience of acute hepatitis C and HIV co-infection in an inner city clinic in the UK 
C. Ward and V. Lee
Journal of the International AIDS Society 2014;17(4 Suppl 3):19639. doi: 10.7448/ias.17.4.19639

Incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a multicenter cohort of HIV-positive patients in Spain 2004-2011: increasing rates of HCV diagnosis but not of HCV seroconversions 
P. Sobrino-Vegas, S. Monge Corella, S. Serrano-Villar, F. Gutierrez, J. R. Blanco, I. Santos, J. del Romero, F. Segura, J. Portilla, S. M. Guillen and J. del Amo
PloS one 2014;9(12):e116226. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116226

Uptake of hepatitis C specialist services and treatment following diagnosis by dried blood spot in Scotland 
G. McAllister, H. Innes, A. McLeod, J. F. Dillon, P. C. Hayes, R. Fox, S. T. Barclay, K. Templeton, C. Aitken, R. Gunson, D. Goldberg and S. J. Hutchinson
Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology Nov 2014;61(3):359-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2014.09.004 Epub 2014 Sep 16

Hepatitis C in European prisons: a call for an evidence-informed response 
A. Arain, G. Robaeys and H. Stover
BMC infectious diseases 2014;14 Suppl 6():S17. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-s6-s17 Epub 2014 Sep 19

Eligibility of persons who inject drugs for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection 
A. Arain and G. Robaeys
World journal of gastroenterology Sep 28 2014;20(36):12722-33. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i36.12722

Need for improvements in the surveillance and management of chronic viral hepatitis in HIV patients followed in a Danish outpatient clinic 
K. L. Andersen, C. S. Larsen, M. S. Petersen and P. D. Leutscher
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases Aug 2014;46(8):578-84. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2014.918648 Epub 2014 Jun 16

Prevalence and epidemiological correlates and treatment outcome of HCV infection in an Italian prison setting 
M. Brandolini, S. Novati, A. De Silvestri, C. Tinelli, S. F. Patruno, R. Ranieri and E. Seminari
BMC public health 2013;13():981. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-981

Hepatitis B and C in Switzerland - healthcare provider initiated testing for chronic hepatitis B and C infection 
R. Fretz, F. Negro, P. Bruggmann, D. Lavanchy, A. De Gottardi, I. Pache, V. Masserey Spicher and A. Cerny
Swiss medical weekly 2013;143():w13793. doi: 10.4414/smw.2013.13793

Cost-effectiveness of HCV case-finding for people who inject drugs via dried blood spot testing in specialist addiction services and prisons 
N. K. Martin, M. Hickman, A. Miners, S. J. Hutchinson, A. Taylor and P. Vickerman
BMJ open 2013;3(8):. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003153

[Hepatitis C in French prisons] 
O. Segeral and M. Hagege
Soins; la revue de reference infirmiere Nov 2013;(780):43-5. doi:

Hepatitis B and C infection: is it a problem in Polish healthcare workers? 
M. Rybacki, A. Piekarska, M. Wiszniewska and J. Walusiak-Skorupa
International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health Jun 2013;26(3):430-9. doi: 10.2478/s13382-013-0088-0

Frequency and predictors of no treatment in anti-hepatitis C virus-positive patients at tertiary liver centers in Greece 
N. Papadopoulos, S. Manolakopoulos, M. Deutsch, M. Mela, A. Christidou, A. Katoglou, D. Tzourmakliotis and G. V. Papatheodoridis
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology May 2013;25(5):587-93. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e32835cb5c0

Identifying former injecting drug users infected with hepatitis C: an evaluation of a general practice-based case-finding intervention 
B. L. Cullen, S. J. Hutchinson, S. O. Cameron, E. Anderson, S. Ahmed, E. Spence, P. R. Mills, R. Mandeville, E. Forrest, M. Washington, R. Wong, R. Fox and D. J. Goldberg
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) Mar 2012;34(1):14-23. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdr097

High prevalence of anti-HCV antibodies in two metropolitan emergency departments in Germany: a prospective screening analysis of 28,809 patients 
J. Vermehren, B. Schlosser, D. Domke, S. Elanjimattom, C. Muller, G. Hintereder, K. Hensel-Wiegel, R. Tauber, A. Berger, N. Haas, F. Walcher, M. Mockel, R. Lehmann, S. Zeuzem, C. Sarrazin and T. Berg
PloS one 2012;7(7):e41206. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041206 Epub 2012 Jul 25

Blood born viral infections, sexually transmitted diseases and latent tuberculosis in italian prisons: a preliminary report of a large multicenter study 
E. Sagnelli, G. Starnini, C. Sagnelli, R. Monarca, G. Zumbo, E. Pontali, A. Gabbuti, S. Carbonara, R. Iardino, O. Armignacco and S. Babudieri
European review for medical and pharmacological sciences Dec 2012;16(15):2142-6. doi:

Prevalence of hepatitis B and C and HIV infections among problem drug users in Luxembourg: self-report versus serological evidence 
A. Origer and J. C. Schmit
Journal of epidemiology and community health Jan 2012;66(1):64-8. doi: 10.1136/jech.2009.101378

High prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected men during routine outpatient visits in the Netherlands 
M. Heiligenberg, B. Rijnders, M. F. Schim van der Loeff, H. J. de Vries, W. I. van der Meijden, S. E. Geerlings, H. S. Fennema, M. Prins and J. M. Prins
Sexually transmitted diseases Jan 2012;39(1):8-15. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3182354e81

[Chronic hepatitis C virus infection: clinical picture and treatment possibilities] 
B. E. Annicchiarico, M. Siciliano and A. Gasbarrini
Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di nefrologia Jan-Feb 2012;29 Suppl 54():S103-8. doi: