HCV Target Populations

Hepatitis C reinfection following treatment induced viral clearance among people who have injected drugs 
A. Weir, A. McLeod, H. Innes, H. Valerio, E. J. Aspinall, D. J. Goldberg, S. T. Barclay, J. F. Dillon, R. Fox, A. Fraser, P. C. Hayes, N. Kennedy, P. R. Mills, A. J. Stanley, C. Aitken, R. Gunson, K. Templeton, A. Hunt, P. McIntyre and S. J. Hutchinson
Drug and alcohol dependence Aug 1 2016;165():53-60. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.05.012 Epub 2016 May 28

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

Characteristics of Foreign-Born Persons in the Swiss Hepatitis C Cohort Study: Implications for Screening Recommendations 
B. Bertisch, F. Giudici, F. Negro, D. Moradpour, B. Mullhaupt, A. Moriggia, J. Estill and O. Keiser
PloS one 2016;11(5):e0155464. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155464

Hepatitis B and C prevalence in Portugal: disparity between the general population and high-risk groups 
S. C. Carvalhana, J. Leitao, A. C. Alves, M. Bourbon and H. Cortez-Pinto
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology Jun 2016;28(6):640-4. doi: 10.1097/meg.0000000000000608

Hepatitis C virus/human T lymphotropic virus 1/2 co-infection: Regional burden and virological outcomes in people who inject drugs 
E. Castro and E. Roger
World journal of virology May 12 2016;5(2):68-72. doi: 10.5501/wjv.v5.i2.68

Hepatitis C Virus Awareness Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Southwest Switzerland 
O. Clerc, K. Darling, A. Calmy, F. Dubois-Arber and M. Cavassini
Sexually transmitted diseases Jan 2016;43(1):44-8. doi: 10.1097/olq.0000000000000378

Hepatitis C treatment as prevention of viral transmission and liver-related morbidity in persons who inject drugs 
A. Cousien, V. C. Tran, S. Deuffic-Burban, M. Jauffret-Roustide, J. S. Dhersin and Y. Yazdanpanah
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Apr 2016;63(4):1090-101. doi: 10.1002/hep.28227 Epub 2015 Dec 18

Rates of HIV and Hepatitis Infections in Clients Entering Heroin-Assisted Treatment between 2003 and 2013 and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Infection 
M. Dickson-Spillmann, S. Haug, A. Uchtenhagen, P. Bruggmann and M. P. Schaub
European addiction research 2016;22(4):181-91. doi: 10.1159/000441973 Epub 2015 Dec 11

Identifying undiagnosed HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM) by offering HIV home sampling via online gay social media: a service evaluation 
E. Elliot, M. Rossi, S. McCormack and A. McOwan
Sexually transmitted infections Sep 2016;92(6):470-3. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052090 Epub 2016 May 24

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

Young male sex workers are at high risk for sexually transmitted infections, a cross-sectional study from Dutch STI clinics, the Netherlands, 2006-2012 
N. Fournet, F. D. Koedijk, A. P. van Leeuwen, M. S. van Rooijen, M. A. van der Sande and M. G. van Veen
BMC infectious diseases 2016;16():63. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1388-3

Finding the undiagnosed: a qualitative exploration of hepatitis C diagnosis delay in the United Kingdom 
M. Harris, E. Ward and C. Gore
Journal of viral hepatitis Jun 2016;23(6):479-86. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12513 Epub 2016 Feb 29

Risk of HIV and Hepatitis B and C Over Time Among Men Who Inject Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs in England and Wales: Results From Cross-Sectional Prevalence Surveys, 1992-2013 
V. D. Hope, R. Harris, J. McVeigh, K. J. Cullen, J. Smith, J. V. Parry, D. DeAngelis and F. Ncube
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) Mar 1 2016;71(3):331-7. doi: 10.1097/qai.0000000000000835

Addressing the challenges of chronic viral infections and addiction in prisons: the PRODEPIST study 
C. Jacomet, A. Guyot-Lenat, C. Bonny, C. Henquell, M. Rude, S. Dydymski, J. A. Lesturgeon, C. Lambert, B. Pereira and J. Schmidt
European journal of public health Feb 2016;26(1):122-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv183

HIV and hepatitis C prevalence, and related risk behaviours among people who inject drugs in three cities in Croatia: Findings from respondent-driven sampling surveys 
S. Handanagic, I. Bozicevic, M. Civljak, Z. Dominkovic, S. Sevic, J. Barbaric, T. Nemeth Blazic, O. Dakovic Rode and J. Begovac
The International journal on drug policy Jun 2016;32():57-63. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.04.007 Epub 2016 Apr 14

Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among Transgender Persons Referred to an Italian Center for Total Sex Reassignment Surgery 
R. Luzzati, M. Zatta, N. Pavan, M. Serafin, C. Maurel, C. Trombetta and F. Barbone
Sexually transmitted diseases Jul 2016;43(7):407-11. doi: 10.1097/olq.0000000000000452

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

The natural history of recent hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors and injection drug users in the country of Georgia 
T. Tsertsvadze, L. Sharvadze, N. Chkhartishvili, L. Dzigua, M. Karchava, L. Gatserelia, A. Abutidze and K. E. Nelson
Virology journal Feb 03 2016;13():22. doi: 10.1186/s12985-016-0478-6

[Which place for point-of-care screening tests in the diagnosis of hepatitis C infection among drug users?] 
N. Lacroix, H. Barraud, C. Gillet, P. Di Patrizio, J. P. Bronowicki, R. Schwan and V. Laprevote
Presse medicale (Paris, France : 1983) Apr 2016;45(4 Pt 1):431-7. doi: 10.1016/j.lpm.2016.01.024

HIV and HCV prevalence and incarceration-related risks among injecting drug users in three West Bank governorates 
A. Stulhofer, I. Jwehan and R. AbuRabie
AIDS care Sep 2016;28(9):1159-65. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1154132

Hepatitis C and immigration: a multicentre study 
G. Scotto, O. Armignacco, G. Starnini, R. Francavilla, G. Foti, V. Portelli, M. Mazzeo, N. Minerva, V. Carretta, L. Lo Muzio and V. Fazio
Le infezioni in medicina : rivista periodica di eziologia, epidemiologia, diagnostica, clinica e terapia delle patologie infettive Sep 1 2016;24(3):210-6. doi:

HCV non-1b genotypes in injecting drug users from Romania 
S. Ruta, C. Sultana, C. Oprea, C. Vagu, E. Ceausu and C. Cernescu
Journal of infection in developing countries 2016;10(5):523-7. doi: 10.3855/jidc.7019

Anti-envelope antibody responses in individuals at high risk of hepatitis C virus who resist infection 
R. E. Swann, P. Mandalou, M. W. Robinson, M. M. Ow, S. K. Foung, J. McLauchlan, A. H. Patel and M. E. Cramp
Journal of viral hepatitis Jul 13 2016;():. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12568

Blood-borne viral co-infections among human immunodeficiency virus-infected inmates 
E. Pontali, N. Bobbio, M. Zaccardi and R. Urciuoli
International journal of prisoner health Jun 13 2016;12(2):88-97. doi: 10.1108/ijph-07-2015-0022

HCV epidemiology in high-risk groups and the risk of reinfection 
H. Midgard, A. Weir, N. Palmateer, Lo Re, V., 3rd, J. A. Pineda, J. Macias and O. Dalgard
Journal of hepatology Oct 2016;65(1 Suppl):S33-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.07.012

Mitigating the burden of hepatitis C virus among people who inject drugs in Belgium 
C. Mathei, S. Bourgeois, S. Blach, C. Brixko, J. P. Mulkay, H. Razavi and G. Robaeys
Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica Apr-Jun 2016;79(2):227-32. doi:

CORRESPONDENCE: HCV testing and treatment in Italian prisons: Implications for prevention benefit and cost-effectiveness 
N. K. Martin, P. Vickerman and M. Hickman
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Apr 26 2016;():. doi: 10.1002/hep.28612

Is increased hepatitis C virus case-finding combined with current or 8-week to 12-week direct-acting antiviral therapy cost-effective in UK prisons? A prevention benefit analysis 
N. K. Martin, P. Vickerman, I. F. Brew, J. Williamson, A. Miners, W. L. Irving, S. Saksena, S. J. Hutchinson, S. Mandal, E. O'Moore and M. Hickman
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Jun 2016;63(6):1796-808. doi: 10.1002/hep.28497 Epub 2016 Mar 22

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

Recommendations for the management of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs 
J. Grebely, G. Robaeys, P. Bruggmann, A. Aghemo, M. Backmund, J. Bruneau, J. Byrne, O. Dalgard, J. J. Feld, M. Hellard, M. Hickman, A. Kautz, A. Litwin, A. R. Lloyd, S. Mauss, M. Prins, T. Swan, M. Schaefer, L. E. Taylor and G. J. Dore
The International journal on drug policy Oct 2015;26(10):1028-38. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.07.005 Epub 2015 Jul 17

HIV Testing Among Spanish Youth: Analysis of the Mediating Role of the Big Five Personality and Other Psychological Factors 
R. Ballester-Arnal, E. Ruiz-Palomino and M. D. Gil-Llario
AIDS and behavior Nov 2015;19(11):2001-11. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1084-0

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

The undiagnosed chronically-infected HCV population in France. Implications for expanded testing recommendations in 2014 
C. Brouard, Y. Le Strat, C. Larsen, M. Jauffret-Roustide, F. Lot and J. Pillonel
PloS one 2015;10(5):e0126920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126920

Factors associated with recently acquired hepatitis C virus infection in people who inject drugs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: new findings from an unlinked anonymous monitoring survey 
K. J. Cullen, V. D. Hope, S. Croxford, J. Shute, F. Ncube and J. V. Parry
Epidemiology and infection May 2015;143(7):1398-407. doi: 10.1017/s0950268814002040 Epub 2014 Aug 14

Hepatitis C in a prison in the North East of England: what is the economic impact of the universal offer of testing and emergent medications? 
J. Darke, T. Cresswell, S. McPherson and A. Hamoodi
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) Dec 11 2015;():. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv178

Migrant health: the Apulian model 
C. Germinario, M. S. Gallone and S. Tafuri
Epidemiologia e prevenzione Jul-Aug 2015;39(4 Suppl 1):76-80. doi:

[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:

Impact of incarceration experiences on reported HIV status and associated risk behaviours and disease comorbidities 
R. Heimer, O. S. Levina, V. Osipenko, M. S. Ruiz, B. Sergeyev, A. V. Sirotkin and I. Vyshemirskaya
European journal of public health Dec 2015;25(6):1089-94. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv157 Epub 2015 Sep 16

Epidemiology of hepatitis C in Croatia in the European context 
T. Vilibic-Cavlek, J. Kucinar, B. Kaic, M. Vilibic, N. Pandak, L. Barbic, V. Stevanovic and J. Vranes
World journal of gastroenterology Aug 28 2015;21(32):9476-93. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i32.9476

Expansion of HCV treatment access to people who have injected drugs through effective translation of research into public health policy: Scotland's experience 
S. J. Hutchinson, J. F. Dillon, R. Fox, S. A. McDonald, H. A. Innes, A. Weir, A. McLeod, E. J. Aspinall, N. E. Palmateer, A. Taylor, A. Munro, H. Valerio, G. Brown and D. J. Goldberg
The International journal on drug policy Nov 2015;26(11):1041-9. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.05.019

The Spatial Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus Infections and Associated Determinants--An Application of a Geographically Weighted Poisson Regression for Evidence-Based Screening Interventions in Hotspots 
B. Kauhl, J. Heil, C. J. Hoebe, J. Schweikart, T. Krafft and N. H. Dukers-Muijrers
PloS one 2015;10(9):e0135656. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135656

Examining the potential public health benefit of offering STI testing to men in amateur football clubs: evidence from cross-sectional surveys 
C. H. Mercer, S. S. Fuller, J. M. Saunders, P. Muniina, A. J. Copas, G. J. Hart, L. J. Sutcliffe, A. M. Johnson, J. A. Cassell and C. S. Estcourt
BMC public health 2015;15():676. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1951-7

Estimating the number of people with hepatitis C virus who have ever injected drugs and have yet to be diagnosed: an evidence synthesis approach for Scotland 
T. C. Prevost, A. M. Presanis, A. Taylor, D. J. Goldberg, S. J. Hutchinson and D. De Angelis
Addiction (Abingdon, England) Aug 2015;110(8):1287-300. doi: 10.1111/add.12948

Cross sectional study of factors associated to self-reported blood-borne infections among drug users 
J. Reyes-Uruena, M. T. Brugal, X. Majo, A. Domingo-Salvany and J. A. Cayla
BMC public health 2015;15():1122. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2442-6

Evaluation of a hepatitis C virus (HCV) antigen assay for routine HCV screening among men who have sex with men infected with HIV 
J. W. Vanhommerig, T. J. van de Laar, M. Koot, M. S. van Rooijen, J. Schinkel, A. G. Speksnijder, M. Prins, H. J. de Vries and S. M. Bruisten
Journal of virological methods Mar 2015;213():147-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2014.11.026 Epub 2014 Dec 18

Hepatitis C screening of men who have sex with men 
C. J. Ward and V. Lee
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2015;350():h642. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h642

Hepatitis C virus treatment as prevention in people who inject drugs: testing the evidence 
M. Hickman, D. De Angelis, P. Vickerman, S. Hutchinson and N. K. Martin
Current opinion in infectious diseases Dec 2015;28(6):576-82. doi: 10.1097/qco.0000000000000216

Improved hepatitis C screening and treatment in people who inject drugs should be a priority in Europe 
A. Kautz, L. Chavdarova and M. Walker
BMC infectious diseases 2014;14 Suppl 6():S3. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-s6-s3 Epub 2014 Sep 19

Effectiveness of interventions to increase hepatitis C testing uptake among high-risk groups: a systematic review 
L. Jones, G. Bates, E. McCoy, C. Beynon, J. McVeigh and M. A. Bellis
European journal of public health Oct 2014;24(5):781-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt156 Epub 2013 Oct 23

Views and experiences of hepatitis C testing and diagnosis among people who inject drugs: systematic review of qualitative research 
L. Jones, A. Atkinson, G. Bates, E. McCoy, L. Porcellato, C. Beynon, J. McVeigh and M. A. Bellis
The International journal on drug policy Mar 2014;25(2):204-11. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.11.004 Epub 2013 Nov 21

Results from screening immigrants of low-income countries: data from a public primary health care 
O. Hladun, A. Grau, E. Esteban and J. M. Jansa
Journal of travel medicine Mar-Apr 2014;21(2):92-8. doi: 10.1111/jtm.12083 Epub 2013 Nov 20

Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among people who inject drugs and factors associated with infection in eight Russian cities 
R. Heimer, K. Eritsyan, R. Barbour and O. S. Levina
BMC infectious diseases 2014;14 Suppl 6():S12. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-s6-s12 Epub 2014 Sep 19

High prevalence of hepatitis markers in immigrant populations: a prospective screening approach in a real-world setting 
B. Heidrich, A. Cetindere, M. Beyaz, J. T. Stahmeyer, M. M. Basaran, B. Braynis, R. Raupach, B. Bremer, M. P. Manns, H. Wedemeyer and M. Basturk
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology Oct 2014;26(10):1090-7. doi: 10.1097/meg.0000000000000164

Screening for hepatitis C in injecting and ex-injecting drug users in North East Essex 
E. Bishton, F. Oluboyede, E. Grylls, L. Woods and S. Thomas
Public health Nov 2014;128(11):1036-8. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.06.013 Epub 2014 Oct 31

Sexual behaviour, recreational drug use and hepatitis C co-infection in HIV-diagnosed men who have sex with men in the United Kingdom: results from the ASTRA study 
M. Daskalopoulou, A. Rodger, A. Thornton, A. Phillips, L. Sherr, R. Gilson, M. Johnson, M. Fisher, J. Anderson, J. McDonnell, S. Edwards, N. Perry, S. Collins, S. Bhagani, A. Speakman, C. Smith and F. Lampe
Journal of the International AIDS Society 2014;17(4 Suppl 3):19630. doi: 10.7448/ias.17.4.19630

Limited spread of hepatitis C among HIV-negative men who have sex with men in Stockholm, Sweden 
A. Blaxhult, A. Samuelson, R. Ask and I. Hokeberg
International journal of STD & AIDS Jun 2014;25(7):493-5. doi: 10.1177/0956462413515192 Epub 2013 Dec 18

Does informing people who inject drugs of their hepatitis C status influence their injecting behaviour? Analysis of the Networks II study 
E. J. Aspinall, A. Weir, R. Sacks-Davis, T. Spelman, J. Grebely, P. Higgs, S. J. Hutchinson and M. E. Hellard
The International journal on drug policy Jan 2014;25(1):179-82. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.08.005

Hepatitis C viremia patterns in incident hepatitis C infection and one year later in 150 prospectively tested persons who inject drugs 
M. Alanko Blome, P. Bjorkman, V. Molnegren, P. Hoglund and A. Widell
PloS one 2014;9(5):e97022. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097022

Clustering of HCV coinfections on HIV phylogeny indicates domestic and sexual transmission of HCV 
R. D. Kouyos, A. Rauch, J. Boni, S. Yerly, C. Shah, V. Aubert, T. Klimkait, H. Kovari, A. Calmy, M. Cavassini, M. Battegay, P. L. Vernazza, E. Bernasconi, B. Ledergerber and H. F. Gunthard
International journal of epidemiology Jun 2014;43(3):887-96. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt276 Epub 2014 Jan 22

Screening for latent TB, HIV, and hepatitis B/C in new migrants in a high prevalence area of London, UK: a cross-sectional study 
S. Hargreaves, F. Seedat, J. Car, R. Escombe, S. Hasan, J. Eliahoo and J. S. Friedland
BMC infectious diseases 2014;14():657. doi: 10.1186/s12879-014-0657-2

Higher risk of incident hepatitis C virus coinfection among men who have sex with men, in whom the HIV genetic bottleneck at transmission was wide 
R. D. Kouyos, A. Rauch, D. L. Braun, W. L. Yang, J. Boni, S. Yerly, T. Klimkait, V. Aubert, C. Shah, H. Kovari, A. Calmy, M. Cavassini, M. Battegay, P. L. Vernazza, E. Bernasconi, B. Ledergerber and H. F. Gunthard
The Journal of infectious diseases Nov 15 2014;210(10):1555-61. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu315 Epub 2014 Jun 18

Trends in hepatitis C virus infections among MSM attending a sexually transmitted infection clinic; 1995-2010 
A. T. Urbanus, T. J. Van De Laar, R. Geskus, J. W. Vanhommerig, M. S. Van Rooijen, J. Schinkel, T. Heijman, R. A. Coutinho and M. Prins
AIDS (London, England) Mar 13 2014;28(5):781-90. doi: 10.1097/qad.0000000000000126

Assessing the cost-effectiveness of finding cases of hepatitis C infection in UK migrant populations and the value of further research 
A. H. Miners, N. K. Martin, A. Ghosh, M. Hickman and P. Vickerman
Journal of viral hepatitis 2014;21(9):616-23. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12190 Epub 2013 Nov 11

Outcomes of hepatitis C screening programs targeted at risk groups hidden in the general population: a systematic review 
F. R. Zuure, A. T. Urbanus, M. W. Langendam, C. W. Helsper, C. H. van den Berg, U. Davidovich and M. Prins
BMC public health 2014;14():66. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-66

A multicentre sero-behavioural survey for hepatitis B and C, HIV and HTLV among people who inject drugs in Germany using respondent driven sampling 
R. Zimmermann, U. Marcus, D. Schaffer, A. Leicht, B. Wenz, S. Nielsen, C. Santos-Hovener, R. S. Ross, O. Stambouli, B. A. Ratsch, N. Bannert, C. T. Bock, C. Kucherer and O. Hamouda
BMC public health 2014;14():845. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-845

Hepatitis C virus infection epidemiology among people who inject drugs in Europe: a systematic review of data for scaling up treatment and prevention 
L. Wiessing, M. Ferri, B. Grady, M. Kantzanou, I. Sperle, K. J. Cullen, A. Hatzakis, M. Prins, P. Vickerman, J. V. Lazarus, V. D. Hope and C. Mathei
PloS one 2014;9(7):e103345. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103345

Should we offer routine hepatitis C antibody testing in men who have sex with men? 
C. Ward and V. Lee
Journal of the International AIDS Society 2014;17(4 Suppl 3):19591. doi: 10.7448/ias.17.4.19591

Engaging new migrants in infectious disease screening: a qualitative semi-structured interview study of UK migrant community health-care leads 
F. Seedat, S. Hargreaves and J. S. Friedland
PloS one 2014;9(10):e108261. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108261

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody dynamics following acute HCV infection and reinfection among HIV-infected men who have sex with men 
J. W. Vanhommerig, X. V. Thomas, J. T. van der Meer, R. B. Geskus, S. M. Bruisten, R. Molenkamp, M. Prins and J. Schinkel
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Dec 15 2014;59(12):1678-85. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu695

HCV seropositivity in inmates and in the general population: an averaging approach to establish priority prevention interventions 
P. Roux, L. Sagaon-Teyssier, C. Lions, L. Fugon, P. Verger and M. P. Carrieri
BMJ open 2014;4(10):e005694. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005694

Acute hepatitis C virus infection in HIV-infected men who have sex with men: should we change our screening practice? 
T. Reiberger
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Dec 15 2014;59(12):1694-5. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu699

Risk behaviour of prison inmates in relation to HIV/STI 
J. Ravlija, I. Vasilj, I. Marijanovic and M. Vasilj
Psychiatria Danubina Dec 2014;26 Suppl 2():395-401. doi:

Risk of transmission associated with sharing drug injecting paraphernalia: analysis of recent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection using cross-sectional survey data 
N. Palmateer, S. Hutchinson, G. McAllister, A. Munro, S. Cameron, D. Goldberg and A. Taylor
Journal of viral hepatitis Jan 2014;21(1):25-32. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12117 Epub 2013 May 28

Hepatitis C treatment uptake and adherence among injecting drug users in the Czech Republic 
V. Mravcik, L. Strada, J. Reimer and B. Schulte
Epidemiologie, mikrobiologie, imunologie : casopis Spolecnosti pro epidemiologii a mikrobiologii Ceske lekarske spolecnosti J.E. Purkyne Nov 2014;63(4):265-9. doi:

Prevalence of hepatitis C in a Swiss sample of men who have sex with men: whom to screen for HCV infection? 
A. J. Schmidt, L. Falcato, B. Zahno, A. Burri, S. Regenass, B. Mullhaupt and P. Bruggmann
BMC public health 2014;14():3. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-3

Co-infections and co-morbidities among injecting drug users versus sexually infected patients in Bucharest 
E. Manea, R. Jipa, I. Niculescu, S. Benea, O. Benea, V. Arama and A. Hristea
Journal of the International AIDS Society 2014;17(4 Suppl 3):19665. doi: 10.7448/ias.17.4.19665

Incidence of HCV and sexually transmitted diseases among hiv positive msm in antwerp, belgium, 2001-2011 
L. Apers, O. Koole, E. Bottieau, M. Vandenbruaene, D. Ophoff, M. Van Esbroeck, T. Crucitti and E. Florence
Acta clinica Belgica Nov-Dec 2013;68(6):421-6. doi: 10.2143/acb.3315

Decrease in health-related quality of life associated with awareness of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs in Scotland 
S. A. McDonald, S. J. Hutchinson, N. E. Palmateer, E. Allen, S. O. Cameron, D. J. Goldberg and A. Taylor
Journal of hepatology Mar 2013;58(3):460-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2012.11.004 Epub 2012 Nov 10

Moderate/heavy alcohol use and HCV infection among injection drug users in two Russian cities 
J. A. Cepeda, L. M. Niccolai, K. Eritsyan, R. Heimer and O. Levina
Drug and alcohol dependence Oct 1 2013;132(3):571-9. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.04.004

Cohort profile: the international collaboration of incident HIV and hepatitis C in injecting cohorts (InC3) study 
J. Grebely, M. D. Morris, T. M. Rice, J. Bruneau, A. L. Cox, A. Y. Kim, B. H. McGovern, N. H. Shoukry, G. Lauer, L. Maher, A. R. Lloyd, M. Hellard, M. Prins, G. J. Dore and K. Page
International journal of epidemiology Dec 2013;42(6):1649-59. doi: 10.1093/ije/dys167 Epub 2012 Nov 30

Hepatitis C virus reinfection among prisoners with sustained virological response after treatment for chronic hepatitis C 
A. Marco, J. I. Esteban, C. Sole, A. da Silva, J. Ortiz, M. Roget, C. Sarriera, N. Teixido, R. A. Guerrero and J. A. Cayla
Journal of hepatology Jul 2013;59(1):45-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2013.03.008 Epub 2013 Mar 22

HIV-infected men who have sex with men who identify themselves as belonging to subcultures are at increased risk for hepatitis C infection 
A. Matser, J. Vanhommerig, M. F. Schim van der Loeff, R. B. Geskus, H. J. de Vries, J. M. Prins, M. Prins and S. M. Bruisten
PloS one 2013;8(3):e57740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057740

Hepatitis C avoidance in injection drug users: a typology of possible protective practices 
C. McGowan, M. Harris and T. Rhodes
PloS one 2013;8(10):e77038. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077038

Hepatitis C in men who have sex with men in London--a community survey 
H. Price, R. Gilson, D. Mercey, A. Copas, J. Parry, A. Nardone, A. Johnson and G. Hart
HIV medicine Oct 2013;14(9):578-80. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12050 Epub 2013 Jun 18

Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in injecting drug users--a 5-year follow-up 
M. Ruzic, M. Fabri, T. Preveden, K. Kiralj, S. S. Mikic and T. Vukadinov
Vojnosanitetski pregled Aug 2013;70(8):723-7. doi:

Scaling up epidemics of acute hepatitis C and syphilis in HIV-infected men who have sex with men in Spain 
C. Sanchez, Z. Plaza, E. Vispo, C. de Mendoza, P. Barreiro, J. V. Fernandez-Montero, P. Labarga, E. Poveda and V. Soriano
Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver Oct 2013;33(9):1357-62. doi: 10.1111/liv.12212

Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus among French prison inmates in 2010: a challenge for public health policy 
C. Semaille, Y. Le Strat, E. Chiron, K. Chemlal, M. A. Valantin, P. Serre, L. Cate, C. Barbier and M. Jauffret-Roustide
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin 2013;18(28):. doi:

Addicts with chronic hepatitis C: difficult to reach, manage or treat? 
B. Zanini, F. Benini, M. G. Pigozzi, P. Furba, E. Giaco, A. Cinquegrana, M. Fasoli and A. Lanzini
World journal of gastroenterology Nov 28 2013;19(44):8011-9. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i44.8011

HIV, hepatitis and syphilis prevalence and correlates of condom use during anal sex among men who have sex with men in the Republic of Moldova 
L. Zohrabyan, L. Johnston, O. Scutelniciuc, A. Iovita, L. Todirascu, T. Costin, V. Plesca, T. Cotelnic-Harea and G. Ionascu
International journal of STD & AIDS May 2013;24(5):357-64. doi: 10.1177/0956462412472808 Epub 2013 Jun 14

Changing characteristics and risk factors of patients with and without incident HCV infection among HIV-infected individuals 
E. Orsetti, S. Staffolani, R. Gesuita, G. De Iaco, E. Marchionni, L. Brescini, P. Castelli and F. Barchiesi
Infection Oct 2013;41(5):987-90. doi: 10.1007/s15010-013-0465-4 Epub 2013 May 24

Association between harm reduction intervention uptake and recent hepatitis C infection among people who inject drugs attending sites that provide sterile injecting equipment in Scotland 
E. J. Allen, N. E. Palmateer, S. J. Hutchinson, S. Cameron, D. J. Goldberg and A. Taylor
The International journal on drug policy Sep 2012;23(5):346-52. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.07.006 Epub 2012 Aug 31

Prevalence of tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus, and HIV in homeless people: a systematic review and meta-analysis 
U. Beijer, A. Wolf and S. Fazel
The Lancet. Infectious diseases Nov 2012;12(11):859-70. doi: 10.1016/s1473-3099(12)70177-9 Epub 2012 Aug 20

[Health professionals' perceptions and screening for hepatitis B and C among migrants: a qualitative study in Cote-d'Or, France] 
C. Enel, A. Minello and P. Hillon
Sante publique (Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France) Jul-Aug 2012;24(4):303-15. doi:

Referral of intravenous drug users for antiviral treatment: effectiveness of hepatitis C case-finding programmes 
G. Gazdag, G. Horvath, O. Szabo and G. S. Ungvari
Central European journal of public health Sep 2012;20(3):223-5. doi:

Importance of quick test for screening of former drug users 
R. Gojak, M. Ferhatovic, N. Bajramovic, A. Hadzic, B. Gazibera and D. Bankovic
Medical archives (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) 2012;66(3 Suppl 1):30-2. doi:

Hepatitis C infection among recent initiates to injecting in England 2000-2008: Is a national hepatitis C action plan making a difference? 
V. Hope, J. V. Parry, A. Marongui and F. Ncube
Journal of viral hepatitis Jan 2012;19(1):55-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2893.2010.01415.x

Population-based comparative epidemiological survey of hepatitis B, D, and C among Inuit migrated to Denmark and in high endemic Greenland 
K. F. Rex, H. B. Krarup, P. Laurberg and S. Andersen
Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology Jun 2012;47(6):692-701. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2011.634026 Epub 2012 Jan 10

Examination of the risk of reinfection with hepatitis C among injecting drug users who have been tested in Glasgow 
S. A. McDonald, S. J. Hutchinson, S. O. Cameron, H. A. Innes, A. McLeod and D. J. Goldberg
The International journal on drug policy Sep 2012;23(5):353-7. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.02.003 Epub 2012 Mar 14

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 
J. Neale and C. Stevenson
The International journal on drug policy May 2012;23(3):248-50. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.01.002

Serological pattern of Hepatitis B, C, and HIV infections among immigrants in Sicily: epidemiological aspects and implication on public health 
F. Tramuto, W. Mazzucco, C. M. Maida, A. Affronti, M. Affronti, G. Montalto and F. Vitale
Journal of community health Jun 2012;37(3):547-53. doi: 10.1007/s10900-011-9477-0

Prevalence and correlates of HCV, HVB, and HIV infection among prison inmates and staff, Hungary 
B. Treso, E. Barcsay, A. Tarjan, G. Horvath, A. Dencs, A. Hettmann, M. M. Csepai, Z. Gyori, E. Rusvai and M. Takacs
Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine Feb 2012;89(1):108-16. doi: 10.1007/s11524-011-9626-x

Identification of hidden key hepatitis C populations: an evaluation of screening practices using mixed epidemiological methods 
A. P. Vermeiren, N. H. Dukers-Muijrers, I. H. van Loo, F. Stals, D. W. van Dam, T. Ambergen and C. J. Hoebe
PloS one 2012;7(12):e51194. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051194

Gender differences in hepatitis C seroprevalence and suboptimal vaccination and hepatology services uptake amongst substance misusers 
M. Marufu, H. Williams, S. L. Hill, J. Tibble and S. Verma
Journal of medical virology Nov 2012;84(11):1737-43. doi: 10.1002/jmv.23389

Hepatitis C in the general population of various ethnic origins living in the Netherlands: should non-Western migrants be screened? 
A. T. Urbanus, T. J. van de Laar, A. van den Hoek, F. R. Zuure, A. G. Speksnijder, G. G. Baaten, T. Heijman, H. J. Vriend, E. L. Op de Coul, R. A. Coutinho and M. Prins
Journal of hepatology Dec 2011;55(6):1207-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2011.02.028 Epub 2011 Apr 13

Alarming incidence of hepatitis C virus re-infection after treatment of sexually acquired acute hepatitis C virus infection in HIV-infected MSM 
F. A. Lambers, M. Prins, X. Thomas, R. Molenkamp, D. Kwa, K. Brinkman, J. T. van der Meer and J. Schinkel
AIDS (London, England) Nov 13 2011;25(17):F21-7. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e32834bac44