Austria Services, news and resources from Austria Tweet Jump to NewsNews in other languages News Testing for liver fibrosis & cirrhosis New method developed for non-invasive risk assessment following hepatitis C recovery Medical University of Vienna / 27 July 2020 Treatment for people who use drugs Directly observed treatment for hepatitis C highly effective in people who inject drugs Keith Alcorn / 14 April 2020 Directly observed treatment for hepatitis C achieved a very high cure rate in people who inject drugs, an Austrian study carried out in pharmacies and drugs projects offering opioid substitution therapy has reported. The ... Sexual transmission Hepatitis C is detectable in rectal and nasal fluid Keith Alcorn / 12 November 2018 High levels of hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be found in the rectal and nasal fluids of people with high hepatitis C viral loads even when blood is not present, Austrian researchers ... Treatment outcomes Does portal hypertension always improve after hepatitis C cure? Keith Alcorn / 10 May 2018 Although portal hypertension improves in the majority of people with hepatitis C and cirrhosis after hepatitis C is cured, not all people experience improvement, and oesophageal varices may continue to ... Sexual transmission Hepatitis C infection and reinfection among men who have sex with men Liz Highleyman / 29 September 2016 Public health officials in Michigan have identified a cluster of more than 20 cases of apparently sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men, according to a report ... More news News in other languages Behandlungsbefürworter fechten Patent für neues Hepatitis C Medikament an Open Society Foundation / 26 November 2013 Neue EU-Kennzeichnung für Arzneimittel unter zusätzlicher Überwachung Deutsche Leberhilfe / 02 May 2013 More Do you work for a hepatitis organisation?Add your organisation to the listings > World Hepatitis Alliance policy report on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis Download the report for Austria To see all of the World Hepatitis Alliance Global Policy Reports, please visit the WHA website. ELPA’s Euro Hepatitis Care Index Download Indicators for Austria on prevention; screening; access to treatment; national strategy; outcomes. To see all of the European Care Index and compare indicators between counties please visit: www.hep-index.eu/index-map.html.