Feasibility of Treating Hepatitis C in a Transient Jail Population

Ross MacDonald, Matthew J. Akiyama, Aimee Kopolow, Zachary Rosner, Wendy McGahee, Rodrigue Joseph, Mohamed Jaffer, Homer Venters

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Jails represent a critical component of the public health response to HCV elimination. We report on outcomes of 104 patients receiving HCV treatment from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016 in a large urban jail setting. Our data demonstrate that treatment in jails is feasible, but many barriers remain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberOFX142
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017


  • DAA
  • HCV
  • NYC corrections
  • jail

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology


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