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  Conference on Retroviruses
and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
February 13-16, 2017, Seattle WA
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Real-world outcomes of HCV treatment in homeless and marginally housed adults
  A national strategy to combat HCV infection requires approaches to reaching and treating HMH [homeless/marginally housed] adults..... .....The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) began treating HMH adults with oral DAAs in 2014....Adherence was excellent .....97% of the patients (62/64) achieved SVR12"
Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 20`7 Feb 14-17 Seattle, WA
Joshua A Barocas,1, 2Marguerite Beiser,3Casey Leon,3 Molly Ingemi,3Paul McCabe,4 Lena Cardoso,3Benjamin P. Linas,5, 6James O'Connell3
1Massaschusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 3Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, MA, USA, 4Quinnipiac University Medical School, North Haven, CT, USA, 5Boston Medical Center, 6Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Supported by the National Institute of Drug Abuse T32DA013911, R25DA037190-01R01 DA031059, P30DA040500