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Glossary of terms

ALTalanine aminotransferase
ARFIacoustic radiation force impulse
APRIaspartate aminotransferase to platelet ratio index
ARTantiretroviral treatment
ASTaspartate aminotransferase
DAAdirect-acting antiviral
eGFRestimated glomerular filtration rate
ELFEnhanced Liver Fibrosis
FCHfibrosing cholestatic hepatitis
GRADEGrading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation
Gtgenotype
HAVhepatitis A virus
HBVhepatitis B virus
HCChepatocellular carcinoma
HCVhepatitis C virus
HIVhuman immunodeficiency virus
IFNinterferon
INRinternational normalised ratio
LFTliver function test
MSMmen who have sex with men
MELDModel for End-Stage Liver Disease
mTORmammalian target of rapamycin
PBACPharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee
PBSPharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PCRpolymerase chain reaction
pegIFNpeginterferon-alfa
PrODparitaprevir (ritonavir-boosted), ombitasvir and dasabuvir
PWIDpeople who inject drugs
RAVresistance-associated variant
HSDHighly Specialised Drugs
SVRsustained virological response at least 12 weeks after treatment (cure)
TGATherapeutic Goods Administration
ULNupper limit of normal

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