Incidence and natural history of hepatitis E virus coinfection among HIV-infected patients.

@article{Pineda2014IncidenceAN,
  title={Incidence and natural history of hepatitis E virus coinfection among HIV-infected patients.},
  author={Juan A Pineda and Celia C. Cifuentes and M Soledad Parra and Nicol{\'a}s Merchante and Elisabet P{\'e}rez-Navarro and Antonio Rivero-Juarez and Patricia Monje and Antonio Rivero and Juan Mac{\'i}as and Luis M Real},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 13},
  pages={1931-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To know the prevalence, incidence and factors associated with hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in HIV-infected individuals in Spain, as well as to provide information on the natural history of HIV/HEV coinfection. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. METHODS Serum HEV IgG antibodies were tested in 613 HIV-infected patients at baseline and 2 years thereafter. Positive samples were tested for HEV-RNA. In patients with seroconversion, changes in liver function tests, serum HEV IgM… CONTINUE READING
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