HIV, Hepatitis B and C viruses’ coinfection among patients in a Nigerian tertiary hospital

@inproceedings{Balogun2012HIVHB,
  title={HIV, Hepatitis B and C viruses’ coinfection among patients in a Nigerian tertiary hospital},
  author={Taiwo Modupe Balogun and Samuel Emmanuel and Emmanuel Folorunso Ojerinde},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Hepatitis co-infection with HIV is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. METHODS This cross sectional study was carried out among HIV positive patients and HIV negative blood donors, HIV infected patients were recruited from the antiretroviral therapy clinics of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, in Nigeria. The diagnosis of HIV infection among patients and predonation screening of control blood donors was carried out using Determine 1/2 screening rapid… CONTINUE READING