Your doctor may ask questions about your general health and
lifestyle. You may feel uncomfortable answering some of these questions. But
truthful answers are important to help your doctor determine whether you have
or are at risk for
hepatitis C infection.
Smith BD, et al. (2012). Recommendations for the identification of chronic hepatitis C virus infection among persons born during 1945–1965. MMWR, 61(RR-4): 1–32. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr6104a1.htm.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2013). Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults: Recommendation Statement. Available online: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspshepc.htm.
August 15, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& W. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology
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