National Hepatitis C Testing Policy May 2007

This Testing Policy has been developed as a concise source of standardised currently available information to assist government, health professionals, industry, people living with hepatitis C, and the community in general, about matters associated with hepatitis C testing.

Page last updated: July 2007

Disclaimer

This Testing Policy has been developed as a concise source of standardised currently available information to assist government, health professionals, industry, people living with hepatitis C, and the community in general, about matters associated with hepatitis C testing. The diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions such as hepatitis C require the consideration of an individual’s particular circumstances by a qualified medical practitioner. This Testing Policy is not a substitute for medical advice, and should not be used to diagnose or prescribe treatment for any condition.

The Commonwealth, the Hepatitis C subcommittee of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on AIDS, Sexual Health and Hepatitis and the Blood Borne Virus and STIs Subcommittee of the Australian Population Health Development Principal Committee do not accept any liability for any injury, illness, damage or loss incurred by any person arising from the use of or reliance on the information or advice that is provided in this Testing Policy.