HIV, HEV and cirrhosis: evidence of a possible link from eastern Spain.

@article{Jard2012HIVHA,
  title={HIV, HEV and cirrhosis: evidence of a possible link from eastern Spain.},
  author={Rosendo Jard{\'i} and Manuel Fillol Crespo and M. P{\'e}rez Homs and Eva Van den Eynde and Rosa Giron{\'e}s and Jes{\'u}s Rodr{\'i}guez-Manzano and Andrea Caballero and Mar{\'i}a Asunci{\'o}n But{\'i} and Rafael Esteban and Francisco Rodr{\'i}guez-Fr{\'i}as},
  journal={HIV medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={379-83}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to assess the seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in an HIV-infected population, as determined by HEV immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies (anti-HEV). METHODS The design of the study was cross-sectional. Serum anti-HEV IgG was determined by enzyme immunoassay in 238 HIV-infected patients consecutively attending our out-patient clinic between April and May 2011. In HEV-seropositive patients, HEV RNA was analysed by nested reverse transcriptase… CONTINUE READING

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