Term: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Prevalence

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2023-02-09


The percent of residents (all ages) diagnosed with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), as defined by one or more positive laboratory tests for HCV.

Rates were age- and sex-adjusted to the Manitoba population. The definition for a positive laboratory test for HCV was developed in partnership with Cadham Provincial Laboratory (CPL) and MHSAL (Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living). See the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) - Method of Identification concept for further information.

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