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For Public Comment: Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Chronic Infection among Persons Born 1945 – 1965

Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Chronic Infection among Persons Born during 1945 through 1965 has been released for public comment.

The document is located at: www.regulations.gov. Search for Docket ID: CDC_2012_0005. This page will provide you with the opportunity to view the Federal Register Notice of the posting of this draft, as well as the actual recommendations. Comments on the recommendations can be submitted through a link on the page for the notice. It is important for the CDC to hear your feedback!

These recommendations will be available for public comment from May 22, 2012 through June 8, 2012. Feel free to share the information of the public comment period with colleagues and others who may be interested.

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