Hepatitis C Behind and Beyond Bars: Targeting the US Prison Population and Changing North Carolina Prisoner Health Policy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Prisoners in the United States are disproportionately affected by hepatitis C. Addressing the disease behind bars is crucial for curtailing the epidemic in the greater population. Effective strategies for testing and treatment are elucidated here. Recommendations for changes in hepatitis C health care policy in North Carolina prisons are also described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ocal, S; Muir, AJ; Naggie, S

Published Date

  • November 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 80 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 352 - 355

PubMed ID

  • 31685570

Pubmed Central ID

  • 31685570

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.18043/ncm.80.6.352


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States