Seroprevalence of anti-HCV and hepatitis B surface antigen in HIV infected patients.

  title={Seroprevalence of anti-HCV and hepatitis B surface antigen in HIV infected patients.},
  author={Supriya Sanjay Tankhiwale and R K Khadase and S V Jalgoankar},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={21 4},
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is known to influence the natural history of infections with certain hepatitis viruses and interactions between HIV and hepatitis viruses may potentiate HIV replication. There is high degree of epidemiological similarity between hepatitis B virus and HIV as regard to high-risk group and route of transmission. Transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) through blood transfusion and intravenous drug abuse is well documented. Present study deals with the study of… CONTINUE READING


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