Hepatitis B virus and HIV coinfection: results of a survey on treatment practices and recommendations for therapy.

@article{Gaglio2007HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus and HIV coinfection: results of a survey on treatment practices and recommendations for therapy.},
  author={Paul J. Gaglio and Richard Sterling and Eric Daniels and Ellen M. Tedaldi},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={618-23}
}
BACKGROUND The management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection is challenged by the selection of patients for therapy, options for antiviral medications, and inconsistency in published treatment guidelines. METHODS A survey was sent to 161 sites in a multicenter HIV clinical trials group to assess HBV screening, criteria for initiation of therapy, and treatment choices for patients coinfected with HBV and HIV. RESULTS Of 161 sites, 78 completed the… CONTINUE READING
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