Low Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among HIV-Positive Patients: Data From a Large-Scale Cohort Study in Istanbul, Turkey

@inproceedings{Aydin2014LowPO,
  title={Low Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among HIV-Positive Patients: Data From a Large-Scale Cohort Study in Istanbul, Turkey},
  author={Ozlem Altuntas Aydin and Mucahit Yemisen and Hayat Kumbasar Karaosmanoğlu and Fatma Deniz Sargin and Alper T. Gunduz and Bahadir Ceylan and Bilgul Mete and Nail Ozguneş and Dilek Yildiz Sevgi and Reşat Ozaras and Fehmi Tabak},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Rate of coinfection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) varies in different countries. This may be attributable to common transmission routes as well as social, economic, and cultural factors. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of HCV infection among HIV-positive patients in Istanbul, Turkey. PATIENTS AND METHODS Since January 2006 to November 2013, 949 HIV-positive patients that were enrolled in… CONTINUE READING
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