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Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection in Australia.

Authors
  • Dore, Gregory J
  • Law, Matthew
  • MacDonald, Margaret
  • Kaldor, John M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Clinical Virology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2003
Volume
26
Issue
2
Pages
171–184
Identifiers
PMID: 12600649
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The epidemic of HCV infection continues to escalate in Australia, predominantly through transmission related to injecting drug use. As the population of people with chronic HCV infection and progressive liver disease expands the public health burden of advanced disease complications will be considerable.

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