Seroepidemiology of HCV-HIV coinfection in Tunisia.

  title={Seroepidemiology of HCV-HIV coinfection in Tunisia.},
  author={Badreddine Kilani and Lamia Ammari and Chekib Marrakchi and Amel Letaief and Mohamed Chakroun and Mounir Ben Jem{\^a}a and Hanene Tiouiri Ben A{\"i}ssa and Fakher Kanoun and Taoufik Ben Chaab{\`e}ne},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  volume={85 2},
AIM To determine the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a cohort of patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) and to compare risk factors. METHODS Multicenter retrospective study from infectious diseases department in Tunisia. We examined sera from HIV patients followed in these centers. Diagnosis of HCV infection was based on third generation enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test. RESULTS 362 HIV-1 patients were included in the study. The… CONTINUE READING