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Predicting spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus in a large cohort of HIV-1-infected men

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Objective: An epidemic of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in HIV-positive men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) is emerging in Europe, Australia and the USA. The aim of this study was to characterise the natural history of primary HCV in this setting and to assess host and viral factors which predict spontaneous clearance. Methods This prospective longitudinal cohort study was carried out in 112 HIV-positive patients who were followed in a single centre (the St Mary's Acute HCV Cohort). Pla...

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10.1136/gut.2010.217166

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Journal:
Gut
Volume:
60
Issue:
6
Pages:
837-845
Publication date:
2011-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3288
ISSN:
0017-5749
Source identifiers:
149857
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:149857
UUID:
uuid:1b8a4080-3e53-403f-9f76-2ceab736048f
Local pid:
pubs:149857
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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