It is estimated that more than 4 million individuals have been infected with the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in the U.S., and from that number, some 75% are infected at any given time. In the latest installment of his video blog “Dr. Daly Discusses,” COLA Chief Medical Officer John Daly reviews recommended testing protocols for HCV, and the antibodies which can remain in the body for a lifetime once an individual is infected.

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Prior to his role as Chief Medical Officer at COLA, Dr. John Daly was the Director of Clinical Laboratories for the Duke University Health System from 2005-2009. A longtime resident of Durham, NC, Dr. Daly was quite active in the local medical community, joining the staffs of three area hospitals and serving as a member of various hospital committees. He earned his M. D. at Cornell University Medical College, and performed his internship and residency in pathology at Duke University Medical Center. He also is a veteran of the U. S. Navy.

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