Challenges and priorities in the management of HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV coinfection in resource-limited settings.

@article{Easterbrook2012ChallengesAP,
  title={Challenges and priorities in the management of HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV coinfection in resource-limited settings.},
  author={Philippa Jane Easterbrook and Anita R. Sands and Hande Harmanci},
  journal={Seminars in liver disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={147-57}
}
Liver disease due to chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is now emerging as an increasing cause of morbidity and mortality in human immunodeficiency virus- (HIV-) infected persons in resource-limited settings (RLS). Existing management guidelines have generally focused on care in tertiary level facilities in developed countries. Less than half of low-income countries have guidance, and in those that do, there are important omissions or disparities in… CONTINUE READING