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Detection, Reporting, and Treatment of Hepatitis C Infections Among Hemodialysis Patients

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 January 2017

Melissa G. Collier
Affiliation:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Atlanta, Georgia
Duc B. Nguyen
Affiliation:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia
Priti R. Patel
Affiliation:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia
Anne C. Moorman
Affiliation:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Atlanta, Georgia
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