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how are they related
Jun 29, 2002

what is the correlation between Hep B and HIV infection?

Response from Dr. Fried

HIV and HBV are very distinct viruses that target different parts of the body and cause different diseases. However, HIV and HBV are transmitted through similar routes, blood-blood infection, sexual contact. Certain drugs that are effective for HIV are also effective for HBV.

elevated liver enzymes
pace of progression +hep c

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