Hepatitis C virus seroconverters: help wanted

Med J Aust 2002; 177 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04850.x
Published online: 7 October 2002

To the Editor: In Australia, an estimated 11 000 people become infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) each year.1 Most are injecting drug users.


  • 1. Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care. National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004. Canberra: The Department, 2000.
  • 2. Jaeckel E, Cornberg M, Wedemeyer H, et al. Treatment of acute hepatitis C with interferon alfa-2b. N Engl J Med 2001; 345: 1495-1497.


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