Hepatitis C: Screening
Description of Resource:
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for hepatitis C virus infection in adults at high risk for infection. The USPSTF also recommends offering one-time screening for hepatitis C virus infection to adults born between 1945 and 1965. This is a B recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.