In Coding
Sep 10th, 2019
USPSTF drafts new HCV screening recommendations. New recommendations aim to curb the growing number of individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). To address this public health dilemma, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a draft recommendation statement on screening for HCV infection in adolescents and adults and now suggests that all ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced new draft guidelines for reducing transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) through solid organ transplantation. The guidelines are meant for organ procurement organizations (OPOs); transplant centers; laboratory personnel responsible for testing and storing donor a...