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To raise awareness of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, the Editors of Clinical Infectious Diseases and The Journal of Infectious Diseases have highlighted recent, topical articles, which have been made freely available throughout the month of August. Both journals are publications of the HIV Medicine Association and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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Clinical Infectious Diseases articles:

Benefits From Sustained Virologic Response to Pegylated Interferon Plus Ribavirin in HIV/Hepatitis C Virus–Coinfected Patients With Compensated Cirrhosis

Prevalent and Incident Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Engaged in Primary Care in a Boston Community Health Center

A Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Persists Long-term After Sustained Virologic Response in Patients With Hepatitis C–Associated Liver Cirrhosis

The Diversity and Management of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infections in the United Kingdom: A Wake-up Call

Predictors of the Isolated Hepatitis B Core Antibody Pattern in HIV-Infected and -Uninfected Men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

The Journal of Infectious Diseases articles:

Long-Term Immunogenicity of Hepatitis A Virus Vaccine in Alaska 17 Years After Initial Childhood Series

Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among People Who Inject Drugs: Viral Stability and Association With Drug Preparation Equipment

Young Chronic Hepatitis B Patients With Nucleos(t)ide Analogue-induced Hepatitis B e Antigen Seroconversion Have a Higher Risk of HBV Reactivation

A 25-Year Study of the Clinical and Histologic Outcomes of Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Its Modes of Transmission in a Cohort of Initially Asymptomatic Blood Donors

Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Increases Mortality From Hepatic and Extrahepatic Diseases: A Community-Based Long-Term Prospective Study

World Hepatitis Day blog post

John Ward, Director of the CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis, has written a blog piece titled 'World Hepatitis Day 2013: This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it'.

Hepatitis C resources from IDSA

Visit the IDSA Hepatitis C page to access IDSA’s extensive collection of resources on Hepatitis C, or view the IDSA core curriculum for treating Hepatitis C.

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