HCV Target Populations

Updated: February, 2018

Hepatitis B in Moroccan-Dutch: a qualitative study into determinants of screening participation 
N. Hamdiui, M. L. Stein, Y. J. J. van der Veen, Metc van den Muijsenbergh and J. E. van Steenbergen
European journal of public health Jan 15 2018;():. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky003

Coverage and outcomes of antenatal tests for infections: a population based survey in the Province of Trento, Italy 
M. Dalmartello, F. Parazzini, M. Pedron, R. Pertile, L. Collini, C. La Vecchia and S. Piffer
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Jan 17 2018;():1-7. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1424822

Hepatitis C infection and other drug-related harms among inpatients who injected drugs in Turkey 
A. Alaei, K. Alaei, K. Waye, M. Tracy, M. Nalbandyan, E. Mutlu and M. K. Cetin
Journal of viral hepatitis Jun 2017;24(6):496-505. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12662 Epub 2016 Dec 28

Use and acceptability of salivary hepatitis C virus testing in an English Young Offender Institution 
S. Candfield, M. I. Samuel, D. Ritchie, C. McDonald, M. Brady and C. Taylor
International journal of STD & AIDS Oct 2017;28(12):1234-1238. doi: 10.1177/0956462417696214

Spectrum of infectious diseases among newly arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study 
A. Chernet, A. Neumayr, C. Hatz, K. Kling, V. Sydow, K. Rentsch, J. Utzinger, N. Probst-Hensch, H. Marti, B. Nickel and N. D. Labhardt
International journal of public health Sep 19 2017;():. doi: 10.1007/s00038-017-1034-x

Migrant screening: Lessons learned from the migrant holding level at the Greek-Turkish borders 
A. Eonomopoulou, A. Pavli, P. Stasinopoulou, L. A. Giannopoulos and S. Tsiodras
Journal of infection and public health Mar - Apr 2017;10(2):177-184. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2016.04.012

Correlates of anti-hepatitis C positivity and use of harm reduction services among people who inject drugs in two cities in Croatia 
S. Handanagic, S. Sevic, J. Barbaric, Z. Dominkovic, O. Dakovic Rode, J. Begovac and I. Bozicevic
Drug and alcohol dependence Feb 1 2017;171():132-139. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.11.028

Low levels of hepatitis C diagnosis and testing uptake among people who inject image and performance enhancing drugs in England and Wales, 2012-15 
V. D. Hope, J. McVeigh, J. Smith, R. Glass, J. Njoroge, C. Tanner, J. V. Parry, F. Ncube and M. Desai
Drug and alcohol dependence Oct 1 2017;179():83-86. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.06.018 Epub 2017 Jul 18

Prevalence of hepatitis C and pre-testing awareness of hepatitis C status in 1500 consecutive PWID participants at the Stockholm needle exchange program 
M. Kaberg, A. Hammarberg, C. Lidman and O. Weiland
Infectious diseases (London, England) Oct 2017;49(10):728-736. doi: 10.1080/23744235.2017.1334263

Language support for linguistic minority chronic hepatitis B/C patients: an exploratory study of availability and clinicians' perceptions of language barriers in six European countries 
A. M. Falla, I. K. Veldhuijzen, A. A. Ahmad, M. Levi and J. H. Richardus
BMC health services research Feb 20 2017;17(1):150. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2095-5

Development and validation of the HCV-MOSAIC risk score to assist testing for acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) 
A. M. Newsum, I. G. Stolte, J. T. van der Meer, J. Schinkel, M. van der Valk, J. W. Vanhommerig, A. Buve, M. Danta, A. Hogewoning and M. Prins
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin May 25 2017;22(21):. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.es.2017.22.21.30540

Hepatitis C Cascade of Care Among Pregnant Women on Opioid Agonist Pharmacotherapy Attending a Comprehensive Prenatal Program 
K. Page, L. Leeman, S. Bishop, S. Cano and L. N. Bakhireva
Maternal and child health journal Sep 2017;21(9):1778-1783. doi: 10.1007/s10995-017-2316-x

Prevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in a UK genitourinary medicine clinic 
H. Price, S. Salimee and D. Coelho
International journal of STD & AIDS Mar 2017;28(3):238-241. doi: 10.1177/0956462416641528 Epub 2016 Jul 10

Community-based screening of hepatitis C with a one-step RNA detection algorithm from dried-blood spots: Analysis of key populations in Barcelona, Spain 
V. Saludes, C. Folch, A. Morales-Carmona, L. Ferrer, L. Fernandez-Lopez, R. Munoz, M. Jimenez, E. Loureiro, P. Fernandez-Davila, E. Bascunana, J. Casabona and E. Martro
Journal of viral hepatitis Oct 20 2017;():. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12809

Use of multiple data sources to estimate hepatitis C seroprevalence among prisoners: A retrospective cohort study 
K. J. Snow, A. H. Richards and S. A. Kinner
PloS one 2017;12(7):e0180646. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180646

Improving access to health care for chronic hepatitis B among migrant Chinese populations: A systematic mixed methods review of barriers and enablers 
A. Vedio, E. Z. H. Liu, A. C. K. Lee and S. Salway
Journal of viral hepatitis Jul 2017;24(7):526-540. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12673 Epub 2017 Feb 20

Monitoring quality and coverage of harm reduction services for people who use drugs: a consensus study 
L. Wiessing, M. Ferri, V. Belackova, P. Carrieri, S. R. Friedman, C. Folch, K. Dolan, B. Galvin, P. Vickerman, J. V. Lazarus, V. Mravcik, M. Kretzschmar, V. Sypsa, A. Sarasa-Renedo, A. Uuskula, D. Paraskevis, L. Mendao, D. Rossi, N. van Gelder, L. Mitcheson, L. Paoli, C. D. Gomez, M. Milhet, N. Dascalu, J. Knight, G. Hay, E. Kalamara, R. Simon, C. Comiskey, C. Rossi and P. Griffiths
Harm reduction journal Apr 22 2017;14(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12954-017-0141-6

Determinants of uptake of hepatitis B testing and healthcare access by migrant Chinese in the England: a qualitative study 
A. C. K. Lee, A. Vedio, E. Z. H. Liu, J. Horsley, A. Jesurasa and S. Salway
BMC public health Sep 26 2017;17(1):747. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4796-4

HIV and hepatitis C prevalence, and related risk behaviours among people who inject drugs in three cities in Croatia: Findings from respondent-driven sampling surveys 
S. Handanagic, I. Bozicevic, M. Civljak, Z. Dominkovic, S. Sevic, J. Barbaric, T. Nemeth Blazic, O. Dakovic Rode and J. Begovac
The International journal on drug policy Jun 2016;32():57-63. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.04.007 Epub 2016 Apr 14

Implementation of rapid HIV and HCV testing within harm reduction programmes for people who inject drugs: a pilot study 
L. Fernandez-Lopez, C. Folch, X. Majo, L. Gasulla and J. Casabona
AIDS care 2016;28(6):712-6. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1164290 Epub 2016 Mar 23

Low hepatitis B testing among migrants: a cross-sectional study in a UK city 
I. Evlampidou, M. Hickman, C. Irish, N. Young, I. Oliver, S. Gillett and A. Cochrane
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners Jun 2016;66(647):e382-91. doi: 10.3399/bjgp16X684817 Epub 2016 Mar 29

Hepatitis C treatment as prevention of viral transmission and liver-related morbidity in persons who inject drugs 
A. Cousien, V. C. Tran, S. Deuffic-Burban, M. Jauffret-Roustide, J. S. Dhersin and Y. Yazdanpanah
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Apr 2016;63(4):1090-101. doi: 10.1002/hep.28227 Epub 2015 Dec 18

High-impact hepatitis C virus testing for injection drug users in an urban ED 
E. S. Anderson, S. K. Pfeil, L. J. Deering, T. Todorovic, S. Lippert and D. A. White
The American journal of emergency medicine Jun 2016;34(6):1108-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.03.004

Hepatitis C Virus Awareness Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Southwest Switzerland 
O. Clerc, K. Darling, A. Calmy, F. Dubois-Arber and M. Cavassini
Sexually transmitted diseases Jan 2016;43(1):44-8. doi: 10.1097/olq.0000000000000378

Achieving WHO recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Elimination in Belgium 
S. Bourgeois, S. Blach, C. Blach, W. Laleman, C. Mathei, J. P. Mulkay, H. Ravazi, G. Robaeys, P. Starkel, P. Van Damme, H. Van Vlierberghe, D. Vandijck and C. Vandijck
Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica Apr-Jun 2016;79(2):222-6. doi:

Risk of HIV and Hepatitis B and C Over Time Among Men Who Inject Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs in England and Wales: Results From Cross-Sectional Prevalence Surveys, 1992-2013 
V. D. Hope, R. Harris, J. McVeigh, K. J. Cullen, J. Smith, J. V. Parry, D. DeAngelis and F. Ncube
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) Mar 1 2016;71(3):331-7. doi: 10.1097/qai.0000000000000835

Clinical impact of five large-scale screening projects for chronic hepatitis B in Chinese migrants in the Netherlands 
S. Coenen, S. van Meer, J. M. Vrolijk, C. Richter, K. J. van Erpecum, M. C. Mostert, I. K. Veldhuijzen, J. G. Reijnders, H. van Soest, K. Dirksen, J. P. Drenth, R. P. Koene, M. Bosschart, P. Friederich, M. J. Ter Borg, R. H. Daemen, J. E. Arends, M. A. Verhagen, C. Schout and B. W. Spanier
Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver Oct 2016;36(10):1425-32. doi: 10.1111/liv.13125

Addressing the challenges of chronic viral infections and addiction in prisons: the PRODEPIST study 
C. Jacomet, A. Guyot-Lenat, C. Bonny, C. Henquell, M. Rude, S. Dydymski, J. A. Lesturgeon, C. Lambert, B. Pereira and J. Schmidt
European journal of public health Feb 2016;26(1):122-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv183

Profile of illness in Syrian refugees: A GeoSentinel analysis, 2013 to 2015 
F. P. Mockenhaupt, K. A. Barbre, M. Jensenius, C. S. Larsen, E. D. Barnett, W. Stauffer, C. Rothe, H. Asgeirsson, D. H. Hamer, D. H. Esposito, P. Gautret and P. Schlagenhauf
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin 2016;21(10):30160. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.es.2016.21.10.30160

Screening and evaluation of hepatitis C virus infection in pregnant women on opioid maintenance therapy: A retrospective cohort study 
E. E. Krans, S. L. Zickmund, V. K. Rustgi, S. Y. Park, S. L. Dunn and E. B. Schwarz
Substance abuse 2016;37(1):88-95. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2015.1118720 Epub 2015 Nov 16

Are the testing needs of key European populations affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C being addressed? A scoping review of testing studies in Europe 
J. V. Lazarus, I. Sperle, A. Spina and J. K. Rockstroh
Croatian medical journal Oct 31 2016;57(5):442-456. doi:

Is increased hepatitis C virus case-finding combined with current or 8-week to 12-week direct-acting antiviral therapy cost-effective in UK prisons? A prevention benefit analysis 
N. K. Martin, P. Vickerman, I. F. Brew, J. Williamson, A. Miners, W. L. Irving, S. Saksena, S. J. Hutchinson, S. Mandal, E. O'Moore and M. Hickman
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Jun 2016;63(6):1796-808. doi: 10.1002/hep.28497 Epub 2016 Mar 22

HCV epidemiology in high-risk groups and the risk of reinfection 
H. Midgard, A. Weir, N. Palmateer, Lo Re, V., 3rd, J. A. Pineda, J. Macias and O. Dalgard
Journal of hepatology Oct 2016;65(1 Suppl):S33-s45. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.07.012

Retrospective hepatitis C seroprevalence screening in the antenatal setting-should we be screening antenatal women? 
C. Orkin, A. Jeffery-Smith, G. R. Foster and C. Y. Tong
BMJ open May 26 2016;6(5):e010661. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010661

The HCV care continuum among people who use drugs: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis 
J. R. Reed, A. E. Jordan, D. C. Perlman, D. J. Smith and H. Hagan
Systematic reviews Jul 11 2016;5(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0293-6

Conditions for eradicating hepatitis C in people who inject drugs: A fibrosis aware model of hepatitis C virus transmission 
I. Rozada, D. Coombs and V. D. Lima
Journal of theoretical biology Apr 21 2016;395():31-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.01.030

Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in pregnant women in the healthcare system in Poland: Is it worth the effort? 
B. Walewska-Zielecka, U. Religioni, G. Juszczyk, A. Czerw, Z. Wawrzyniak and P. Soszynski
Medicine Jul 2016;95(30):e4331. doi: 10.1097/md.0000000000004331

Assessing the impact of a nurse-delivered home dried blood spot service on uptake of testing for household contacts of hepatitis B-infected pregnant women across two London trusts 
P. Keel, G. Edwards, J. Flood, G. Nixon, K. Beebeejaun, J. Shute, J. Poh, A. Millar, S. Ijaz, J. Parry, S. Mandal, M. Ramsay and G. Amirthalingam
Epidemiology and infection Jul 2016;144(10):2087-97. doi: 10.1017/s0950268815003325

Enhanced surveillance of hepatitis C in the EU, 2006 - 2012 
E. F. Duffell, M. J. van de Laar and A. J. Amato-Gauci
Journal of viral hepatitis Jul 2015;22(7):590-5. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12367 Epub 2014 Nov 25

Targeted hepatitis C antibody testing interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis 
E. J. Aspinall, J. S. Doyle, S. Corson, M. E. Hellard, D. Hunt, D. Goldberg, T. Nguyen, Y. Falck-Ytter, R. L. Morgan, B. Smith, M. Stoove, S. Z. Wiktor and S. Hutchinson
European journal of epidemiology Feb 2015;30(2):115-29. doi: 10.1007/s10654-014-9958-4 Epub 2014 Nov 11

Burden of substance use disorders, mental illness, and correlates of infectious diseases among soon-to-be released prisoners in Azerbaijan 
L. Azbel, J. A. Wickersham, M. P. Wegman, M. Polonsky, M. Suleymanov, R. Ismayilov, S. Dvoryak, S. Rotberga and F. L. Altice
Drug and alcohol dependence Jun 1 2015;151():68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.02.034 Epub 2015 Mar 19

A cost-consequence analysis of hepatitis B screening in an immigrant population 
A. Buja, D. Martines, S. Lobello, A. Vinelli, G. Bardelle, S. Lopatriello, F. De Lazzari, L. Perrier and V. Baldo
Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita 2015;51(4):327-35. doi: 10.4415/ann_15_04_13

Hepatitis B infection prevalence by country of birth in migrant populations in a large UK city 
A. Cochrane, I. Evlampidou, C. Irish, S. M. Ingle and M. Hickman
Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology Jul 2015;68():79-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2015.05.009 Epub 2015 May 14

Factors associated with recently acquired hepatitis C virus infection in people who inject drugs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: new findings from an unlinked anonymous monitoring survey 
K. J. Cullen, V. D. Hope, S. Croxford, J. Shute, F. Ncube and J. V. Parry
Epidemiology and infection May 2015;143(7):1398-407. doi: 10.1017/s0950268814002040 Epub 2014 Aug 14

Point-of-care screening, prevalence, and risk factors for hepatitis B infection among 3,728 mainly undocumented migrants from non-EU countries in northern Italy 
I. El-Hamad, M. C. Pezzoli, E. Chiari, C. Scarcella, F. Vassallo, M. Puoti, A. Ciccaglione, M. Ciccozzi, A. Scalzini and F. Castelli
Journal of travel medicine Mar-Apr 2015;22(2):78-86. doi: 10.1111/jtm.12176 Epub 2014 Nov 26

Enhanced surveillance of hepatitis B in the EU, 2006-2012 
E. F. Duffell, M. J. van de Laar and A. J. Amato-Gauci
Journal of viral hepatitis Jul 2015;22(7):581-9. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12364 Epub 2014 Nov 24

The Epidemiological Characteristics of Hepatitis B in Croatia: The Results of the Prevention 
Z. Kljajic, J. Petricevic, N. K. Poljak, S. Pranic and R. Mulic
Collegium antropologicum Sep 2015;39(3):809-17. doi:

Hepatitis C virus infection among pregnant women in Slovenia: study on 31,849 samples obtained in four screening rounds during 1999, 2003, 2009 and 2013 
B. Kopilovic, M. Poljak, K. Seme and I. Klavs
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin Jun 4 2015;20(22):21144. doi:

The hepatitis C virus epidemics in key populations (including people who inject drugs, prisoners and MSM): the use of direct-acting antivirals as treatment for prevention 
N. K. Martin, P. Vickerman, G. J. Dore and M. Hickman
Current opinion in HIV and AIDS Sep 2015;10(5):374-80. doi: 10.1097/coh.0000000000000179

Using qualitative data, people's perceptions, and the science of decision making to inform policy and improve hepatitis C care for people who use drugs 
D. C. Perlman and A. E. Jordan
The International journal on drug policy Feb 2015;26(2):217-9. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.10.006 Epub 2014 Oct 31

Risk Factors Associated with HCV Among Opioid-Dependent Patients in a Multisite Study 
M. Schulte, Y. Hser, A. Saxon, E. Evans, L. Li, D. Huang, M. Hillhouse, C. Thomas and W. Ling
Journal of community health Oct 2015;40(5):940-7. doi: 10.1007/s10900-015-0016-2

Informing the design of a national screening and treatment programme for chronic viral hepatitis in primary care: qualitative study of at-risk immigrant communities and healthcare professionals 
L. Sweeney, J. A. Owiti, A. Beharry, K. Bhui, J. Gomes, G. R. Foster and T. Greenhalgh
BMC health services research Mar 13 2015;15():97. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0746-y

Sociodemographic and clinical factors of women with HPV and their association with HIV 
J. Gaspar, S. M. Quintana, R. K. Reis and E. Gir
Revista latino-americana de enfermagem Jan-Feb 2015;23(1):74-81. doi: 10.1590/0104-1169.3364

Case-finding for hepatitis C in primary care: a mixed-methods service evaluation 
S. Datta, J. Horwood, M. Hickman and D. Sharp
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners Feb 2014;64(619):e67-74. doi: 10.3399/bjgp14X677112

High prevalence of hepatitis markers in immigrant populations: a prospective screening approach in a real-world setting 
B. Heidrich, A. Cetindere, M. Beyaz, J. T. Stahmeyer, M. M. Basaran, B. Braynis, R. Raupach, B. Bremer, M. P. Manns, H. Wedemeyer and M. Basturk
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology Oct 2014;26(10):1090-7. doi: 10.1097/meg.0000000000000164

Preference, acceptability and implications of the rapid hepatitis C screening test among high-risk young people who inject drugs 
B. Hayes, A. Briceno, A. Asher, M. Yu, J. L. Evans, J. A. Hahn and K. Page
BMC public health Jun 25 2014;14():645. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-645

Hepatitis B screening in travelers: a retrospective analysis 
A. Gergely, S. Bechet, C. Goujon, G. Benabdelmoumen and P. H. Consigny
Travel medicine and infectious disease Nov-Dec 2014;12(6 Pt B):707-12. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2014.07.003 Epub 2014 Jul 17

Limited spread of hepatitis C among HIV-negative men who have sex with men in Stockholm, Sweden 
A. Blaxhult, A. Samuelson, R. Ask and I. Hokeberg
International journal of STD & AIDS Jun 2014;25(7):493-5. doi: 10.1177/0956462413515192 Epub 2013 Dec 18

Per-event probability of hepatitis C infection during sharing of injecting equipment 
L. Boelen, S. Teutsch, D. P. Wilson, K. Dolan, G. J. Dore, A. R. Lloyd and F. Luciani
PloS one 2014;9(7):e100749. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100749

[Hepatitis B and migrants: should we do better?] 
M. Jaboyedoff, B. Genton, E. Masserey, P. Bodenmann, R. Rimaz and S. de Valliere
Revue medicale suisse Mar 12 2014;10(421):617-21. doi:

Screening for hepatitis C in injecting and ex-injecting drug users in North East Essex 
E. Bishton, F. Oluboyede, E. Grylls, L. Woods and S. Thomas
Public health Nov 2014;128(11):1036-8. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2014.06.013 Epub 2014 Oct 31

Occult hepatitis B virus coinfection in HIV-positive African migrants to the UK: a point prevalence study 
D. Chadwick, T. Doyle, S. Ellis, D. Price, I. Abbas, M. Valappil and A. M. Geretti
HIV medicine Mar 2014;15(3):189-92. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12093

Improved hepatitis C screening and treatment in people who inject drugs should be a priority in Europe 
A. Kautz, L. Chavdarova and M. Walker
BMC infectious diseases 2014;14 Suppl 6():S3. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-s6-s3 Epub 2014 Sep 19

Effectiveness of interventions to increase hepatitis C testing uptake among high-risk groups: a systematic review 
L. Jones, G. Bates, E. McCoy, C. Beynon, J. McVeigh and M. A. Bellis
European journal of public health Oct 2014;24(5):781-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt156 Epub 2013 Oct 23

Outcomes of hepatitis C screening programs targeted at risk groups hidden in the general population: a systematic review 
F. R. Zuure, A. T. Urbanus, M. W. Langendam, C. W. Helsper, C. H. van den Berg, U. Davidovich and M. Prins
BMC public health Jan 22 2014;14():66. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-66

Task force recommends screening high-risk individuals for hepatitis B infection 
B. M. Kuehn
Jama Jun 18 2014;311(23):2370. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.7129

The sexual health of female sex workers compared with other women in England: analysis of cross-sectional data from genitourinary medicine clinics 
L. Mc Grath-Lone, K. Marsh, G. Hughes and H. Ward
Sexually transmitted infections Jun 2014;90(4):344-50. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2013-051381

Prevalence of latent tuberculosis, syphilis, hepatitis B and C among asylum seekers in Malta 
V. Padovese, A. M. Egidi, T. F. Melillo, B. Farrugia, P. Carabot, D. Didero, G. Costanzo and C. Mirisola
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) Mar 2014;36(1):22-7. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdt036

Screening for chronic hepatitis B and C in migrants from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, the former Soviet Republics, and Vietnam in the Arnhem region, The Netherlands 
C. Richter, G. Ter Beest, E. H. Gisolf, V. A. N. Bentum P, C. Waegemaekers, C. Swanink and E. Roovers
Epidemiology and infection Oct 2014;142(10):2140-6. doi: 10.1017/s0950268813003415

Prevalence of hepatitis C in a Swiss sample of men who have sex with men: whom to screen for HCV infection? 
A. J. Schmidt, L. Falcato, B. Zahno, A. Burri, S. Regenass, B. Mullhaupt and P. Bruggmann
BMC public health Jan 6 2014;14():3. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-3

Cultural tailoring to promote hepatitis B screening in Turkish Dutch: a randomized control study 
Y. J. van der Veen, P. van Empelen, O. de Zwart, H. Visser, J. P. Mackenbach and J. H. Richardus
Health promotion international Dec 2014;29(4):692-704. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dat020 Epub 2013 Apr 10

Missed opportunities for prevention of perinatal transmission of hepatitis B: a retrospective cohort study 
J. van Schalkwyk, M. Nourmoussavi, A. Massey, R. Gustafson, E. Brodkin, M. Petric, M. Krajden, S. Dobson, J. Buxton, M. Bigham, N. Pick, R. Schreiber, C. H. Sherlock, D. Money and E. M. Yoshida
Canadian journal of gastroenterology & hepatology Nov 2014;28(10):525-8. doi:

A multicentre sero-behavioural survey for hepatitis B and C, HIV and HTLV among people who inject drugs in Germany using respondent driven sampling 
R. Zimmermann, U. Marcus, D. Schaffer, A. Leicht, B. Wenz, S. Nielsen, C. Santos-Hovener, R. S. Ross, O. Stambouli, B. A. Ratsch, N. Bannert, C. T. Bock, C. Kucherer and O. Hamouda
BMC public health Aug 14 2014;14():845. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-845

Prevention of vertical transmission of hepatitis B: an observational study 
A. Kubo, L. Shlager, A. R. Marks, D. Lakritz, C. Beaumont, K. Gabellini and D. A. Corley
Annals of internal medicine Jun 17 2014;160(12):828-35. doi: 10.7326/m13-2529

Hepatitis C virus serosorting in people who inject drugs: sorting out the details 
A. Y. Kim and K. Page
The Journal of infectious diseases Dec 15 2013;208(12):1929-31. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit526 Epub 2013 Oct 16

A simple strategy to identify acute hepatitis C virus infection among newly incarcerated injection drug users 
A. Y. Kim, E. H. Nagami, C. E. Birch, M. J. Bowen, G. M. Lauer and B. H. McGovern
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Mar 2013;57(3):944-52. doi: 10.1002/hep.26113 Epub 2013 Feb 15

Best strategies for global HCV eradication 
L. M. Hagan and R. F. Schinazi
Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver Feb 2013;33 Suppl 1():68-79. doi: 10.1111/liv.12063

Universal antenatal screening for hepatitis C 
J. Lambert, V. Jackson, S. Coulter-Smith, M. Brennan, M. Geary, T. B. Kelleher, M. O'Reilly, K. Grundy, N. Sammon and M. Cafferkey
Irish medical journal May 2013;106(5):136-9. doi:

Management of hepatitis B in pregnant women and infants: a multicentre audit from four London hospitals 
G. Godbole, D. Irish, M. Basarab, T. Mahungu, A. Fox-Lewis, C. Thorne, M. Jacobs, G. Dusheiko, W. M. Rosenberg, D. Suri, A. D. Millar and E. Nastouli
BMC pregnancy and childbirth Dec 1 2013;13():222. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-222

[Important with generous sampling for hepatitis C after blood transfusion. The National Board of Health and Welfare's new recommendation for risk groups] 
A. S. Duberg, F. Hansdotter, A. L. How, A. Holmstrom and B. Lesko
Lakartidningen Aug 21-Sep 3 2013;110(34-35):1477-9. doi:

Evaluation of a universal vs a targeted hepatitis C virus screening strategy among pregnant women at the Vienna University Hospital 
M. Diab-Elschahawi, V. Dosch, C. Honsig, B. Jatzko, L. Segagni, O. Assadian and E. Presterl
American journal of infection control May 2013;41(5):459-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.06.003 Epub 2012 Oct 16

Cohort profile: the international collaboration of incident HIV and hepatitis C in injecting cohorts (InC3) study 
J. Grebely, M. D. Morris, T. M. Rice, J. Bruneau, A. L. Cox, A. Y. Kim, B. H. McGovern, N. H. Shoukry, G. Lauer, L. Maher, A. R. Lloyd, M. Hellard, M. Prins, G. J. Dore and K. Page
International journal of epidemiology Dec 2013;42(6):1649-59. doi: 10.1093/ije/dys167 Epub 2012 Nov 30

Should men who have sex with men be screened for hepatitis C? 
R. Ma
The Practitioner Feb 2013;257(1758):5. doi:

Retrospective study of the effect of enhanced systematic sexually transmitted infection screening, facilitated by the use of electronic patient records, in an HIV-infected cohort 
G. Brook, J. McSorley and A. Shaw
HIV medicine Jul 2013;14(6):347-53. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12020 Epub 2013 Feb 21

Hepatitis C avoidance in injection drug users: a typology of possible protective practices 
C. McGowan, M. Harris and T. Rhodes
PloS one 2013;8(10):e77038. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077038

Concordance between self-reported and actual hepatitis C virus infection status in a cohort of people who inject drugs 
D. O'Keefe, C. Aitken, P. Higgs and P. Dietze
Drug and alcohol review Mar 2013;32(2):208-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2012.00502.x

The prevalence of hepatitis C virus among people of South Asian origin in Glasgow - results from a community based survey and laboratory surveillance 
M. C. O'Leary, M. Sarwar, S. J. Hutchinson, A. Weir, J. Schofield, A. McLeod, S. Cameron, C. McTaggart, S. Banday, G. R. Foster, S. Ahmed, R. Fox, P. R. Mills, D. J. Goldberg and E. Anderson
Travel medicine and infectious disease Sep-Oct 2013;11(5):301-9. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2013.08.001 Epub 2013 Aug 23

Hepatitis C in men who have sex with men in London--a community survey 
H. Price, R. Gilson, D. Mercey, A. Copas, J. Parry, A. Nardone, A. Johnson and G. Hart
HIV medicine Oct 2013;14(9):578-80. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12050 Epub 2013 Jun 18

Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus among French prison inmates in 2010: a challenge for public health policy 
C. Semaille, Y. Le Strat, E. Chiron, K. Chemlal, M. A. Valantin, P. Serre, L. Cate, C. Barbier and M. Jauffret-Roustide
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin Jul 11 2013;18(28):. doi:

Hepatitis B: report of prevalence and access to healthcare among Chinese residents in Sheffield UK 
A. B. Vedio, H. Ellam, F. Rayner, B. Stone, G. Kudesia, M. W. McKendrick and S. T. Green
Journal of infection and public health Dec 2013;6(6):448-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2013.05.004 Epub 2013 Jun 28

Addicts with chronic hepatitis C: difficult to reach, manage or treat? 
B. Zanini, F. Benini, M. G. Pigozzi, P. Furba, E. Giaco, A. Cinquegrana, M. Fasoli and A. Lanzini
World journal of gastroenterology Nov 28 2013;19(44):8011-9. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i44.8011

Screening for hepatitis B and C in first-generation Egyptian migrants living in the Netherlands 
F. R. Zuure, J. Bouman, M. Martens, J. W. Vanhommerig, A. T. Urbanus, U. Davidovich, R. van Houdt, A. G. Speksnijder, C. J. Weegink, A. van den Hoek and M. Prins
Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver May 2013;33(5):727-38. doi: 10.1111/liv.12131

Decrease in health-related quality of life associated with awareness of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs in Scotland 
S. A. McDonald, S. J. Hutchinson, N. E. Palmateer, E. Allen, S. O. Cameron, D. J. Goldberg and A. Taylor
Journal of hepatology Mar 2013;58(3):460-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2012.11.004 Epub 2012 Nov 10

[Activities related to STIs and HIV and data collection in German local health authorities, 2012 : can we harvest the data?] 
M. Altmann, S. Nielsen, O. Hamouda and V. Bremer
Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz Jul 2013;56(7):922-9. doi: 10.1007/s00103-013-1763-9