Hepatitis C continuum of care and utilization of healthcare and harm reduction services among persons who inject drugs in Seattle.

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Summary of "Hepatitis C continuum of care and utilization of healthcare and harm reduction services among persons who inject drugs in Seattle."

To describe the "continuum of care" for hepatitis C virus (HCV) and related health service utilization among persons who inject drugs (PWID) in the Seattle metropolitan area.


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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 114-120


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