Co-infection with hepatitis viruses among HIV-infected individuals at a tertiary care centre in South India

Kranthi Kosaraju, Shashiraja Padukone, Indira Bairy

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Abstract

We studied the occurrence of hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) virus co-infections in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals in a tertiary care centre. The occurrence of co-infections in our study was less than in the literature reported from the West. However, routine screening of these co-infections in HIV patients is recommended to avoid possible liver-related morbidity and mortality as a part of improving their quality of life.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-171
Number of pages2
JournalTropical Doctor
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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