A Population-based survey for the prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Georgia. Ana Kasradze National Center for Disease Control and Public Health September 6, 2014. Rationale for Survey. Georgia may be among countries with highest HCV burden worldwide
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A Population-based survey for the prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Georgia
National Center for Disease Control and Public Health
September 6, 2014
(Tbilisi survey > 10 years prior)
(treatment and response)
*Source: Stvilia, et al: J Urban Health; 83(2):2006:289-298;.
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¶Karchava, et al: Georgia Medical News: 2009 Dec; (177): 51-55
(based on 95% confidence interval +/- 1%, design effect of 2,
30% non-response rate)
any self-reporting IDU respondents other IDUs with whom they have contact
HCV Testing Algorithm
HCV RNA Positive
HCV RNA Negative