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hep b and hiv
Nov 6, 2005

is there any relationship between hep b and hiv?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Both are well transmitted sexually and through injection drug use. HBV is a DNA virus; HIV is an RNA virus. Both have available and effective treatments. There is a vaccine for HBV; none for HIV. Dr. M



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