South Carolina: Number Screened for Hep C & Total

Report
Number Screened for Hep C & Total Positives by Sender & Month, 11/1/13-4/31/14
Number of HCV
tests conducted
Number of
positive HCV cases
reported to BOL
Positivity rates
364
64
17.58%
183
10
5.46%
Health Departments
Other: (i.e. ASO,
hospital, FQHC,
corrections)
Total Number of Positive Viral Hepatitis Cases Reported Statewide to Surveillance for South Carolina, 11/1/13- 4/14
Virus Type
Number of Positive Cases of Viral Hepatitis
Reported to Surveillance (DADE)
Hepatitis A, Acute
4
Hepatitis B virus infection,
Chronic
Hepatitis B Acute
237
19
Hepatitis C virus infection,
past or present
1,532
Based on national estimates: approximately 58,000 to 85,000 persons in South Carolina have been infected with
the hepatitis C virus.

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