Opioid Abuse Causing Explosion in Hepatitis C Cases


A surge in hepatitis C cases, especially in younger populations, is the hidden result of the opioid epidemic.

Hepatitis C – Still a hidden epidemic, study shows

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HCV affects an estimated 3.5 million people in the United States — many of whom are asymptomatic and don’t know they are infected.

Quest Joins Major Labs to Lead HCV Diagnostics Discussion


Quest’s Rick L. Pesano, M.D., Ph.D., recently joined thought leaders at the CDC Hepatitis C Diagnostics Summit.

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Hepatitis C detection rises in young women and young children

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A recent Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that mother-to-child HCV transmission rates are increasing.

Why Every Baby Boomer Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C

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Although anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of adults infected are baby boomers.

Quest Joins White House Hepatitis Testing Day Event


We’re proud that Rick Pesano, MD, PhD, Quest Diagnostics Vice President, Research and Development, and Medical Director, Infectious Diseases, was invited to take part in “Responding to Viral Hepatitis in the US,” yesterday’s 2016 National Hepatitis Testing Day program at the White House.