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Virologic and clinical expressions of reciprocal inhibitory effect of hepatitis B, C, and delta viruses in patients with chronic hepatitis
We studied 648 hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)‐ and/or anti–hepatitis C virus (HCV)‐positive patients to evaluate the virologic and clinical characteristics of multiple hepatitis viral infection.… Expand
Hepatitis B virus burden in developing countries.
- R. Zampino, A. Boemio, +4 authors N. Coppola
- World journal of gastroenterology
- 14 November 2015
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection has shown an intermediate or high endemicity level in low-income countries over the last five decades. In recent years, however, the incidence of acute hepatitis B… Expand
Impact of occult hepatitis B virus infection in HIV patients naive for antiretroviral therapy
Objective:To study the impact of occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in 115 consecutive anti-HIV-positive, hepatitis B surface antigen-negative patients, naive for antiretroviral treatment.… Expand
Diagnosis and clinical impact of occult hepatitis B infection in patients with biopsy proven chronic hepatitis C: a multicenter study.
Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in patients with chronic hepatitis C has been found associated with severe liver damage, low response to interferon treatment and increased risk of developing… Expand
HBV superinfection in hepatitis C virus chronic carriers, viral interaction, and clinical course
We enrolled 44 patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) acute infection, 21 anti‐hepatitis C virus (HCV)–positive for at least 1 year (case BC group), 20 anti‐HCV–negative (control B group), and 3 with… Expand
Hepatitis C virus infection and prisoners: Epidemiology, outcome and treatment.
- R. Zampino, N. Coppola, C. Sagnelli, Giovanni Di Caprio, E. Sagnelli
- World journal of hepatology
- 28 September 2015
The studies on hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in prison populations are few and mostly cross-sectional. We analyzed prevalently the articles appearing on PubMed in the last ten years. HCV… Expand
HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA IN HCV CIRRHOSIS AFTER VIRAL CLEARANCE WITH DIRECT ACTING ANTIVIRAL THERAPY : PRELIMINARY EVIDENCE AND POSSIBLE MEANINGS
Corresponding Author: Luca Rinaldi, MD; email@example.com Abstract – Background and AIM Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a frequent complication of HCV liver cirrhosis. The reduction of risk… Expand
The importance of HCV on the burden of chronic liver disease in Italy: A multicenter prevalence study of 9,997 cases
Knowledge of the current epidemiology of chronic liver disease in Italy is mostly obsolete and fragmentary for the lack of up‐to‐date consistent data. In 2001, a 6‐month prevalence study was… Expand
Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infection in healthcare workers.
- N. Coppola, S. De Pascalis, L. Onorato, Federica Calò, C. Sagnelli, E. Sagnelli
- World journal of hepatology
- 18 February 2016
Approximately 3 million healthcare workers per year receive an injury with an occupational instrument, with around 2000000 exposures to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and 1000000 to hepatitis C virus (HCV).… Expand
Occult HBV infection in HCC and cirrhotic tissue of HBsAg-negative patients: a virological and clinical study
Aim To evaluate the virological and clinical characteristics of occult HBV infection (OBI) in 68 consecutive HBsAg-negative patients with biopsy-proven cirrhosis and HCC. Methods HBV DNA was sought… Expand