Consistent high prevalence of undiagnosed blood-borne virus infection in patients attending large urban emergency departments in England.
Department of Infection and Immunity, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
Tropical and Infectious Disease Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
Field Service, National Infection Service, Public Health England, UK.
Department of Hepatology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK.
Department of Infection and Immunity, Northwest London Pathology, London, UK.
Medical Department, Gilead Sciences, London, UK.
- Published Article
Journal of Viral Hepatitis
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
- Publication Date
Aug 26, 2019
Understanding local viral hepatitis and HIV epidemiology is essential if WHO elimination targets are to be achieved. We demonstrate a consistently high prevalence of undiagnosed active infection in urban emergency department attendees in England, with variations in local risk groups crucial to informing targeted testing initiatives. © The Authors. Journal of Viral Hepatitis published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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