Clearance of hepatitis C virus in HIV-infected patients with multiple chronic viral hepatitis.

Viral interferences between hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B (HBV) viruses were investigated in a case-control study conducted in 107 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with HCV antibodies. Overall, 15 (68%) of 22 hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive patients had negative serum HCV-RNA while it occurred in only nine (10%) of 85… (More)