Predicting spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus in a large cohort of HIV-1-infected men

@inproceedings{Thomson2011PredictingSC,
  title={Predicting spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus in a large cohort of HIV-1-infected men},
  author={Emma C. Thomson and Vicki M. Fleming and Janice Main and Paul Klenerman and Jonathan Weber and Joseph Eliahoo and Jennifer A. Smith and Myra O. McClure and Peter Karayiannis},
  booktitle={Gut},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE An epidemic of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in HIV-positive men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) is emerging in Europe, Australia and the USA. The aim of this study was to characterise the natural history of primary HCV in this setting and to assess host and viral factors which predict spontaneous clearance. METHODS This prospective longitudinal cohort study was carried out in 112 HIV-positive patients who were followed in a single centre (the St Mary's Acute HCV Cohort… CONTINUE READING
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