Guidelines

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EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C

April 2016 recommendations from the European Association for the Study of the Liver on various aspects of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection management including diagnosis of acute and chronic infection, goals and endpoints of HCV therapy, pretherapeutic assessment, contraindications to therapy, indications for treatment, available anti-HCV drugs, treatment strategies, on-treatment monitoring, approaches to improve adherence, posttreatment follow-up of patients who achieve sustained virologic response, retreatment of nonresponders, treatment of patients with severe liver disease, treatment in the setting of hepatitis B virus infection or other comorbidities, follow-up of untreated patients and patients who experience treatment failure, and treatment of acute HCV infection.
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Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C

2016 recommendations from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
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Guidelines for the Screening, Care, and Treatment of Persons With Hepatitis C Infection

These guidelines represent a 2016 update to the first-ever guidance from the World Health Organization on the management of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The guidelines include recommendations on screening, diagnosis, liver disease assessment, treatment, and efficacy and toxicity monitoring during treatment for patients with HCV infection. They also include guidance on HCV management in special populations, including people who inject drugs, persons with HCV/HIV coinfection, children and adolescents, persons with liver cirrhosis, persons with HCV/HBV coinfection, persons with HCV/tuberculosis coinfection, and persons with renal impairment.
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AASLD Guidelines for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B

Official recommendations of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases on the use of antiviral therapy to treat chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults and children.
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Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults

This revised guidance includes a recommendation that asymptomatic, nonpregnant adolescents and adults at high risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection be screened for HBV. This updated recommendation takes into account new evidence showing that antiviral regimens improve health outcomes and reduce incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma and that HBV vaccination is effective at decreasing disease acquisition in high-risk populations. Note that this guideline document pertains only to the nonpregnant population and that the US Preventive Services Task Force has published a separate document recommending screening for HBV infection in pregnancy.
 
 

PHS guideline for reducing human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus transmission through organ transplantation

2013 recommendations from the US Public Health Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit the transmission of HIV, HBV, and HCV during organ transplantation
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Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults

A summary of recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force on screening strategies for HCV.
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CDC HCV Testing

2013 recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Adenovirus in Solid Organ Transplantation

Guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adenovirus in solid organ transplantation recipients.