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Acute hepatitis C in the Netherlands: characteristics of the epidemic in 2014

S J Hullegie, G E L van den Berk, E M S Leyten, J E Arends, F N Lauw, J T M van der Meer, D Posthouwer, A van Eeden, P P Koopmans, C Richter, M E E van Kasteren, F P Kroon, W F W Bierman, P H P Groeneveld, K D Lettinga, R Soetekouw, E J G Peters, D W M Verhagen, A I van Sighem, M A A Claassen, B J A Rijnders
Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2016, 22 (2): 209.e1-209.e3
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Within the Dutch Acute HCV in HIV Study, a surveillance system was initiated to estimate the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections in 2014. Following the Dutch HIV treatment guidelines, HIV-positive men having sex with men (MSM) in 19 participating centers were screened. Ninety-nine acute HCV infections were reported, which resulted in a mean incidence of 11 per 1000 patient-years of follow-up. Unfortunately, the HCV epidemic among Dutch HIV-positive MSM is not coming to a halt.

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