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HCV testing/awareness successful as part of HIV integrated care

Key clinical point: PWID in ICC clusters were nearly four times more likely to report being tested for HCV.

Major finding: PWID in ICC clusters were seven times more likely to be aware of their HCV status and significantly more likely to initiate treatment.

Study details: A multisite cluster randomized trial of nearly 12,000 HIV-infected PWID in India.

Disclosures: The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The authors reported that they had no relevant disclosures.


Solomon SS et al. J Hepatol 2019.