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Hepatitis C : why baby boomers should get tested
  • Published Date:
    May 2013
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB (U.S.) ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; Center for Global Health (U.S.), Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria.
  • Series:
    Know more hepatitis
  • Description:
    Why should baby boomers get tested for Hepatitis C? -- Why do baby boomers have such high rates of Hepatitis C? -- What should baby boomers know about Hepatitis C? -- How would someone know they have Hepatitis C? -- Hepatitis C antibody test results.

    CDC now recommends that anyone born from 1945 through 1965 get tested for Hepatitis C. More than 75% of adults with Hepatitis C are baby boomers. Baby boomers are people born from 1945 through 1965. Most of them don't know they are infected.

    Part of the public health campaign Know more hepatits, funded in part by support from the CDC Foundation and CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).

    Publication No. 220401.

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