Pregnant women who present at less than 24 weeks with positive HCV screening.
This multi-center observational study examines risk factors for HCV transmission from mother to baby.
Women who screen positive for Hepatitis C Virus and are less than 24 weeks pregnant are asked to consent to this observational study as a case. For each case enrolled, we are seeking as well two "controls" or pregnant women who screen negative for HCV.
See study details on ClinicalTrials.gov
Phone: Network pager 401-452-6614 or Research Hotline 401-274-1122 ext 41533
Cases $10 at enrollment $10 at each(2) prenatal visit, A case of newborn disposable diapers for the delivery procedure.