TITLE

Hepatitis C Virus Infection--Its Role in Pathogenesis

AUTHOR(S)
Tillmann, Hans L.; Thursz, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;1/15/2007, Vol. 195 Issue 2, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the pathogenic risks associated with anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) positivity in HIV-positive patients. Several studies showed higher rates of sibling mortality for HCV and HIV co-infected patients as against those with only HIV infection. It was also found that most of the HCV patients die from causes other than this infection or liver related diseases in general. Further research on the subject is also recommended.
ACCESSION #
23490251

 

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