The effect of concurrent human immunodeficiency virus infection on chronic hepatitis B: a study of 150 homosexual men.

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To determine the influence of concurrent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, 150 male homosexual chronic hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers were studied. Of these, 82 subjects (55%) tested positive for antibodies to HIV. They were more likely to express hepatitis B "e" antigen (HBeAg) (P less… (More)

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@article{Bodsworth1989TheEO, title={The effect of concurrent human immunodeficiency virus infection on chronic hepatitis B: a study of 150 homosexual men.}, author={Neil J Bodsworth and Basil J Donovan and Brian N Nightingale}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={1989}, volume={160 4}, pages={577-82} }