Effect of hepatitis C infection on progression of HIV disease and early response to initial antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Sullivan2006EffectOH,
  title={Effect of hepatitis C infection on progression of HIV disease and early response to initial antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Patrick Sean Sullivan and Debra L. Hanson and Eyasu Habtu Teshale and Linda L Wotring and John T. Brooks},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={1171-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the effect of hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the progression of HIV disease and on early changes in the CD4 cell count and HIV viral load after HAART initiation. DESIGN AND METHODS Data were from a longitudinal medical records review project conducted in over 100 US medical clinics from 1998 to 2004. We analysed data from HIV-infected patients who received antiretroviral therapy (ART), calculated adjusted hazard ratios describing the hazard of death or progression to an… CONTINUE READING

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