Management of patients coinfected with HCV and HIV: a close look at the role for direct-acting antivirals.

@article{Naggie2012ManagementOP,
  title={Management of patients coinfected with HCV and HIV: a close look at the role for direct-acting antivirals.},
  author={Susanna Naggie and Mark S Sulkowski},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={142 6},
  pages={
          1324-1334.e3
        }
}
With the development of effective therapies against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has become a major cause of morbidity and mortality among patients with both infections (coinfection). In addition to the high prevalence of chronic HCV, particularly among HIV-infected injection drug users, the rate of incident HIV infections is increasing among HIV-infected men who have sex with men, leading to recommendations for education and screening for HCV in this… CONTINUE READING
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