Disclaimer Statement: The views expressed in these guidelines do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, or the United States Government.
Potential conflict of interest: Drs. Marc Ghany, Leonard Seeff, and Doris Strader have no financial relationships to declare. Dr. David Thomas was on the Advisory Board of Merck, Sharpe and Dohme at the time of writing but has since resigned from this position.
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