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Title: Hepatitis C : an emerging concern
Authors: Falzon, Dennis
Portelli, Alfred V.
Mallia Azzopardi, Charles
Gauci, Charmaine
Keywords: Hepatitis C -- Diagnosis
Hepatitis C -- Treatment
Hepatitis C -- Malta
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Maltese Medical Journal
Citation: Maltese Medical Journal. 1997. Vol. 9(1), p. 19-22
Abstract: Hepatitis C has surfaced worldwide as a formidable concern to public health. Recent developments have sharpened methods of serological detectability, epidemiological study and patient treatment. In the light of the global situation, this article briefly presents known local epidemiology about hepatitis C derived from routine data and personal communication from some key workers. The occurrence of a serious, potentially progressive, transmissible condition in a young population will incur high-costs to patients, contacts and care services. The article concludes by highlighting the areas offering greatest scope to check this condition through prevention and patient management.
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