The impact of hepatitis C virus coinfection on HIV progression before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Klein2003TheIO,
  title={The impact of hepatitis C virus coinfection on HIV progression before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Marina B Klein and Richard Lalonde and Samy Suissa},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          365-72
        }
}
To compare the impact of hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection on progression of HIV infection in the eras before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the authors conducted a retrospective cohort study. One hundred twenty-five HCV+ patients and 1076 HCV- patients were studied; 83% of HCV+ patients were injection drug users. HCV+ subjects experienced no clear benefit from HAART. The adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) of opportunistic infection, death, and… CONTINUE READING
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