Liver histopathology in patients with concurrent chronic hepatitis C and HIV infection

  title={Liver histopathology in patients with concurrent chronic hepatitis C and HIV infection},
  author={Erhard Bierhoff and H. -P. Fischer and E. Willsch and Jurgen K Rockstroh and Ulrich Spengler and Hans Hermann Brackmann and Johannes Oldenburg},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
To investigate the influence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection on preexisting long-term chronic C hepatitis (HCV) 68 liver biopsies from 22 HIV/HCV-coinfected, 13 HIV and 33 HCV-monoinfected patients and 71 livers obtained at autopsy from 26 HIV/HCV-coinfected and 45 HIV-monoinfected patients were studied by histo- and immunohistochemistry. All HIV patients had reached the advanced stage of immunodeficiency (stage III CDC), except for 3 haemophiliacs (stage II CDC). HCV… CONTINUE READING


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