Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Children

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Authors

  • N Mohan
  • RP Gonzalez-Peralta
  • T Fujisawa
  • WH Chang
  • S Heller
  • And 5 others
  • P Jara
  • Deirdre Kelly
  • G Mieli-Vergani
  • U Shah
  • KF Murray

Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

The importance of hepatitis C viral infection in the health care of children has grown in recent decades. More is now known about the epidemiology of this infection in children and the progression of disease in the pediatric age group, and the treatment options arc increasing. In this review, we update readers on the state of our understanding of hepatitis C infection in children, provide the current recommendations for monitoring and treatment, an discuss emerging therapies.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-131
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Volume50
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2010

Keywords

  • pediatrics, chronic hepatitis C, viral infection, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis

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