Hep C testing-treatment in pharmacies could beat disease

Press/Media: Research


TESTING and treating methadone users for Hepatitis C in pharmacies would wipe out the disease much faster than conventional approaches, according to an award-winning Scotland-led study.

Researchers in Dundee found that pharmacy-based testing by nurses followed by the delivery of antivirals on site was associated with much higher rates of detection and cure.

Period25 Jul 2022

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