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Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition:
doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3181c61995
Invited Review

Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Children

Mohan, Neelam*; González-Peralta, Regino P; Fujisawa, Tomoo; Chang, Mei-Hwei§; Heller, Solange||; Jara, Paloma; Kelly, Deirdre#; Mieli-Vergani, Giorgina**; Shah, Uzma††; Murray, Karen F‡‡

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The importance of hepatitis C viral infection in the health care of children has grown in recent decades. More is now known about the epidemiology of this infection in children and the progression of disease in the pediatric age group, and the treatment options are increasing. In this review, we update readers on the state of our understanding of hepatitis C infection in children, provide the current recommendations for monitoring and treatment, and discuss emerging therapies.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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