Prevalence and Risk Factors of HCV/HIV Co-Infection and HCV Genotype Distribution in North-Eastern Poland

@inproceedings{Grzeszczuk2015PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and Risk Factors of HCV/HIV Co-Infection and HCV Genotype Distribution in North-Eastern Poland},
  author={Anna Grzeszczuk and Alicja Danuta Wandalowicz and Jerzy Jaroszewicz and Robert Flisiak},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND HIV/HCV co-infection predisposes to accelerated liver damage and increased both liver-related and unrelated morbidity and mortality in patients with HIV infection. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of HCV infection, seropositivity, risk factors and genotype distribution among treated HIV positive patients. Furthermore, the occurrence and causes of deaths were analyzed. PATIENTS AND METHODS Adult HIV-1 infected patients, with at least one antiHCV… CONTINUE READING
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