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Formal Study Name

An Observational Study of Hepatitis C Virus in Pregnancy

Primary Principal Investigator

Dwight Rouse

Additional Principal Investigator

Erika Werner

Study Information

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.

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Contact Information

Phone: Network pager (401) 452-6614 or Research Hotline (401) 274-1122, ext. 41533.

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Eligibility Criteria

Pregnant women who present at less than 24 weeks with positive HCV screening.


Cases $10 at enrollment $10 at each(2) prenatal visit, A case of newborn disposable diapers for the delivery procedure.

Women & Infants

Area of Study
Maternal Fetal Medicine

Recruitment Status

Recruitment End Date