Hepatitis C - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 34 651 cases of hepatitis C were reported from 28 EU/EEA Member States, a crude rate of 8.6 per 100 000 population. Of the cases reported, 1.0% were classified as acute, 12.7% as chronic, 69.5% as ‘unknown’ and 16.8% were not classified.
Systematic review on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings
The objective of this report is to systematically review the evidence on active case finding in prison settings, with a focus on the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) region.
Hepatitis B and C testing activities, needs, and priorities in the EU/EEA
ECDC undertook a survey to assess needs and priorities prior to developing guidance on testing and screening for hepatitis B and C (HBV/HCV) in the EU/EEA, and to update the existing evidence on the burden of HBV/HCV morbidity and mortality across EU/EEA Member States.
Late presentation of chronic viral hepatitis for medical care: A consensus definition
Mauss, S., Pol, S., Buti, M., Duffell, E., Gore, C., Lazarus, J.V., van der Grient, H.L., Lundgren, J., Mozalevskis, A., Raben, D., Schatz, E., Wiktor, S., Rockstroh, J.K., Veldhuijzen, I., Dedes, N., Gatell, J., West, B., Casabona, J.