National Hepatitis C Database for people infected through blood and blood products

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The database was developed in 2004 and baseline data on consenting patients, and patients who have died, was collected in 2005 and 2006. The baseline report was published in 2007.

Follow-up data on this cohort was collected regularly, with the sixth and final round of data collection carried out in 2018.

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National Hepatitis C Database Reports


Disease Outcomes in a Cohort of Women Infected in Ireland by Hepatitis C-Contaminated anti-D Immunoglobulin during 1970s - Journal of Hepatology, Volume 67, Issue 6, [Published Online 23 Aug 2017]  

Progression of hepatitis C in the haemophiliac population in Ireland, after 30 years of infection in the pre-DAA treatment era - Haemophilia, Volume 23, Issue 5, 27 July 2017

Long-term follow-up of patients with spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C: does viral clearance mean cure? - Irish Medical Journal, Volume 110, Number 6, June 2017

The use of complementary and alternative medicine in an Irish cohort of people with an iatrogenic hepatitis C infection: Results from a health and lifestyle survey- Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Volume 22, Issue 4, August 2014 

Last updated: 18 July 2018