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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) : more about... gastroenterology

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Abstract

Approximately 170 million people worldwide are chronically infected with hepatitis C. The prevalence in different countries ranges from 0.1% to >10%. In South Africa it ranges from 0.1% to 1%, depending on the province. There is an expected rise in the prevalence in South Africa owing to the HIV pandemic, an increase in substance abuse, and the migration of Africans from North Africa, where approximately 20 - 30 million people are infected.

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2009-05-01
2016-12-03
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