Published in AIDS Weekly, November 8th, 2004
"Chronic infection with either hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) is frequently present in patients seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) because of shared routes of transmission," according to investigators in the United States.
"With the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimens capable of controlling HIV replication and dramatically prolonging the survival of HIV-infected patients, the impact of co-morbid infections such as HBV and HCV has come into focus. Several studies have monitored HBV or HCV viral loads following initiation...
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