Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 11th, 2008
Hepatitis C (HCV) infection is more serious in HIV-infected people, leading to rapid liver damage, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Intravenous drug use is a main method of contraction for both HIV and HCV and 50 to 90 percent of HIV-infected drug users are also infected with HCV.
The Wake Forest Baptist study looked at whether having HCV co-infection impairs...
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