Hepatitis C Coinfection Among People Living with HIV in a University Hospital in Istanbul


Ergen P., ÇAŞKURLU H.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.27, no.2, pp.57-62, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2021.2021-1-4
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-62
  • Keywords: HCV, HIV, coinfection, HUMAN-IMMUNODEFICIENCY-VIRUS, VIRAL-HEPATITIS, PREVALENCE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIONS

Abstract

Objectives: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has infected millions of people throughout the world and may co-exist with other infections due to common ways of transmission. In our study, we aim to assess the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection among people living with HIV (PLWH) as well as infection transmission ways, treatment responses of the treated patients.