Date de publication

19 janvier 2021

Auteur(s)

Kushner, T. et Reau, N.

Description

Summary

Despite the remarkable advances in HCV treatment brought about by the advent of direct-acting antivirals, HCV remains a global public health concern. One particular concern relates to the rising prevalence of HCV in women of childbearing age. Active HCV during pregnancy is associated with cholestasis of pregnancy as well as the risk of mother-to-child transmission. Guidelines are increasingly recommending universal screening during pregnancy, while the treatment of HCV during pregnancy is an area of ongoing research.