Hepatitis C seropositivity is not a risk factor for sensory neuropathy among patients with HIV.

@article{Cherry2010HepatitisCS,
  title={Hepatitis C seropositivity is not a risk factor for sensory neuropathy among patients with HIV.},
  author={Catherine Louise Cherry and Jacquita S. Affandi and B J Brew and Jason A Creighton and Samsuridjal Djauzi and David James Hooker and Darma Imran and Adeeba bte Kamarulzaman and Peter R Kamerman and Justin C. Mcarthur and Richard Moore and Patricia Price and Kim Smyth and Ik Lin Tan and Sasheela Vanar and Antonia L Wadley and Steven L. Wesselingh and Evy Yunihastuti},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={74 19},
  pages={1538-42}
}
BACKGROUND Sensory neuropathy (SN) is common in patients with HIV. Hepatitis C (HCV) coinfection is often cited as an HIV-SN risk factor, but data to support this are lacking. This collaboration aimed to examine the association between HCV serostatus and SN risk among ambulatory HIV-positive patients. METHODS Patients with HIV were assessed in cross-sectional studies in Baltimore, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, and Sydney for SN (defined by both supportive symptoms and signs… CONTINUE READING

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