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Epidemiology and impact of HIV coinfection with hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis B (HBV) and Hepatitis C (HCV) are blood-borne viruses with potentially shared routes of transmission. In high-income settings, the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on survival has unmasked chronic liver disease from viral hepatitis B or hepatitis C as a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in individuals with HIV infection. It is now feared that progressive liver disease may threaten the success of ART programmes in developing countries,...

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10.1016/j.jcv.2014.05.018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology
Volume:
61
Issue:
1
Pages:
20-33
Publication date:
2014-09-01
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EISSN:
1873-5967
ISSN:
1386-6532
Source identifiers:
472130
Language:
English
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uuid:3680c301-63ec-4112-9ff8-696bf4b725e0
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pubs:472130
Deposit date:
2014-07-09

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