Funding for this research was provided by:
Wellcome Trust (110110)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-14
Received: 2 November 2017
Accepted: 30 August 2018
First Online: 14 September 2018
: EB is the lead for the UK STOP-HCV program. PCM is a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow investigating chronic viral hepatitis infection.
: No specific ethics approval was required for this study as it was undertaken as a quality improvement study using anonymised data from within a clinical microbiology laboratory and hepatology service.
: Not applicable.
: MA has received research funding from Gilead. PCM is a member of BMC Infectious Diseases Editorial Board (assistant editor).
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