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Screening and Beyond: Assessing Barriers to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Testing among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
Project Location/Site: North Shore Community Health, Salem, MA
The majority of patients reported not being tested for HCV/HIV or were unaware of their testing status. The most common barriers to HCV/HIV testing were: education about tests not offered, screening not offered, and low perceived risk of infection.