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Table 2 HCV testing among HIV-infected Russian PWID in LINC (n = 349) and Russia ARCH (n = 207)

From: Insights on the Russian HCV care cascade: minimal HCV treatment for HIV/HCV co-infected PWID in St. Petersburg

  LINC Russia ARCH Total
Category No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
HCV testing
 Yes 345 98.9 201 97.1 546 98.2
 No 2 0.6 3 1.4 5 0.9
 Unknown 2 0.6 3 1.4 5 0.9
HCV Diagnosis (Physician Notified)
 Yes 345 98.9 201 97.1 546 98.2
 No 4 1.1 5 2.4 9 1.6
 Unknown 0 0 1 0.5 1 0.2
Time since HCV diagnosis n = 345     
  ≤ 6 months 6 1.7    
 6–12 months 11 3.2    
  ≥ 12 months 328 95.1    
Location of HCV testing n = 345     
 Prison 37 10.7    
 Outpatient clinic 107 31.0    
 Hospital inpatient 193 55.9    
Needle exchange program 1 0.3    
 Drug treatment program 6 3.4    
 Family planning 2 0.6    
 Other 2 0.6    
  1. Abbreviations: HCV hepatitis C virus, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, PWID people who inject drugs