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Disease Name: Hepatitis C

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Please review the Idaho Reportable Disease Rules (IDAPA 16.02.10) for the most up-to-date information.

Viral Hepatitis- Hepatitis C Information: http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HCV/index.htm

Overview / Case Definition

Most hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected persons are asymptomatic; however, many have chronic liver disease, which can range from mild to severe.

One or more of the following three criteria (except in persons less than 18 months of age, for whom only the last criteria would meet the case classification criteria):




Within 3 working days

Reportable by Healthcare and Labs:

Reportable by Food Service Facility:

Suspect Reportable:

Reporting Timeframe: Within 3 working days

Diagnosis / Testing

Several blood tests are performed to test for HCV infection, including:

CDC testing recommendations: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/wk/mm6218.pdf



American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Recommendations for Resting, managing and Treating Hepatitis C: http://www.hcvguidelines.org/sites/default/files/full_report.pdf

Additional Information

Viral Hepatitis- Hepatitis C Information: http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HCV/index.htm

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