CME: A Program to Rapidly Test for Hepatitis C

CME: A Program to Rapidly Test for Hepatitis C
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Douglas A.E. White, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Director of Emergency Department, HIV and Hepatitis C Screening
Director of Resident Education, Department of Emergency Medicine
Alameda Health System – Highland Campus

Douglas White, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has in the past received grant/research support in part through an HIV Focus grant, administered by Gilead Sciences.

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Douglas A.E. White, MD (click to view)

Douglas A.E. White, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Director of Emergency Department, HIV and Hepatitis C Screening
Director of Resident Education, Department of Emergency Medicine
Alameda Health System – Highland Campus

Douglas White, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has in the past received grant/research support in part through an HIV Focus grant, administered by Gilead Sciences.

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Readings & Resources (click to view)

White DAE, Anderson ES, Pfeil S, Trivedi TK, Alter HJ. Results of a rapid hepatitis C virus screening and diagnostic testing program in an urban emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Aug 4 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(15)00529-6/fulltext.

Galbraith JW, Franco RA, Donnelly JP, et al. Unrecognized chronic hepatitis C virus infection among baby boomers in the emergency department. Hepatology. 2015;61:776-782.

Galbraith JW, Donnelly JP, Franco RA, et al. National estimates of healthcare utilization by individuals with hepatitis C virus infection in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2014;59:755-764.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations for the identification of chronic hepatitis C virus infection among persons born during 1945-1965. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2012;61.

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