Viral hepatitis and HIV co-infection.

@article{Soriano2010ViralHA,
  title={Viral hepatitis and HIV co-infection.},
  author={Vicente Soriano and Eugenia Vispo and Pablo Labarga and Jos{\'e} Luis Jasso Medrano and Pablo Barreiro},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={2010},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={303-15}
}
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is overall recognised in 10% of HIV+ persons worldwide, with large differences according to geographical region. Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection affects 25% of HIV+ individuals, with greater rates ( approximately 75%) in intravenous drug users and persons infected through contaminated blood or blood products. HIV-hepatitis co-infected individuals show an accelerated course of liver disease, with faster progression to cirrhosis. The number of… CONTINUE READING
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