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HBS Positive
Oct 24, 2001

is there any medicine for hepatitice B? what is Chronic?

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

We define chronic all the cases of acute hepatitis B, that do not resolve in 16 weeks.Yes,there is treatment.We use lamiduvine and interferon alfa.In the next months we will also have new drugs available,and studies began with peg-interferon.

With regards to HCV affecting HIV
Is a positive test result for HEP A really negative?

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