Recently Acquired HCV Infection

Management of Recently Acquired HCV Infection in PLWH
  1. DAA based HCV treatment immediately after diagnosis is recommended in PLWH with ongoing risk behavior
  2. If immediate treatment is not indicated, the algorithm below should be used

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  1. HCV-RNA < 2*log10 reduction at week 4 is considered as early chronic HCV infection (eg: 2*log10 reduction = reduction from 100,000 to 1000 IU/mL)
  2. See also Recommendations on Recently acquired and early chronic hepatitis C in MSM from the European treatment network for HIV, hepatitis and global infectious diseases consensus panel