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06.25.19

New Study Recommends Universal Screening to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HCV

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A new study featured in the Canadian Medical Association Journal recommends universal screening of all pregnant women for hepatitis C, as is done for hepatitis B, in order to prevent vertical transmission of the virus from mother to child. A commentary on the research report, along with links to the original journal article can be found here.

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