Selected Major Viral Hepatitis Web Sites
Major Viral Hepatitis Web Sites
- American Liver Foundation
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of hepatitis and other liver diseases through research, education, and advocacy. Web site features a database directory of hepatitis clinical trials, lay-oriented facts sheets, and links to additonal resources.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Viral Hepatitis
Information on all types of viral hepatitis from the CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases. Site features related CDC guidelines and recommendations as well as training materials, slide sets, fact sheets, and key CDC hepatitis documents.
- Medscape Hepatitis C Resource Center
Commercial, professionally oriented site with coverage of major conferences, practice guidelines, news feeds, online continuing medical education (CME) courses, and special feature articles. Viral hepatitis information can also be found on Medscape Gastroenterology and Medscape Infectious Diseases. Sites require one-time free registration.
- NATAP: Hepatitis
Recogizing that coinfection with viral hepatitis among people with HIV is a growing problem, the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP) has developed an extensive amount of information on hepatitis, both in the context of HIV coinfection and as a separate illness. NATAP provides coverage of key conferences, maintains a selection of hepatitis articles, and features an ask-the-expert forum on hepatitis C.