USPSTF advises hepatitis C screening for baby boomers

11/26/2012 | Reuters · HealthDay News

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Monday in a draft recommendation advised primary care physicians to consider hepatitis C screening for adults born between 1945 and 1965, and it said those with a history of IV drug use or blood transfusions prior to 1992 should be tested. The recommendations were an update to the group's 2004 statement and urge screening for all high-risk adults.

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