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Hepatitis And Hiv Link

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hepatitiscoinfection with hiv

what is thec link between hiv and hepatitis b? why hiv patients are at risk of getting hepatitis
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...HIV and HBV share similar routes of transmission - unprotected sex and injection drug use are the two main routes of acquisition. Read more »

Hepatitis B and HIV relationship

Is there any direct link or relationship between hepatitis B(HBV) and HIV, or are they completely... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Syringe-Scare Tests Come Back Positive; HIV, Hepatitis Found in Patients, But Not Linked to Problem Procedure

...officials say there is no evidence that a small number of former patients who tested positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV contracted the infections from syringes improperly reused by health workers at High Prairie Health Complex. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis Medication May Be Linked to Drug-Resistant HIV: Health Canada

...HIV levels. No study has documented that Baraclude has any anti-HIV properties. Medications that are effective against the AIDS virus can be associated with an increased risk of drug resistance. Health Canada will provide any necessary safety... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Colorado Testing Campaign Finds Link Between HIV, Hepatitis C

... A Western Colorado AIDS Project HIV and hepatitis C testing campaign has found an average 12% positive rate for hepatitis C among HIV-positive people Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Veterans Affairs: 5th HIV Case Linked to Unsterile Equipment

... On Friday, the US Department of Veterans Affairs announced that seven more hepatitis infections and a fifth HIV infection were discovered among patients exposed to unsterile endoscopic equipment at three VA hospitals. Of nearly 11,000 veterans Read more »
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Link to NYT article on HIV/Ageing includes charts

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/health/06HIV.html?_r=2&em&ex=1199768400&en=4154b9c032ffd428&ei=5087 &oref=slogin&oref=slogin Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...the U.S. The number of Americans infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is 5-times greater than the number living with HIV/AIDS. Yet, to date, your administration has remained silent about this public health crisis and recently denied a... Read more »

today news

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...although it has not been shown that any of these products caused infection in the recipients. [3]. ^ Health Matters Library HIV/AIDS ^ Female-to-Female Transmission of HIV CDC National AIDS Hotline Training Bulletin #139 ^ Australian Red... Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...reserved. 1058-4838/2000/3106-0023$03.00 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HIV/AIDS BRIEF REPORT Occupational Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus after a Punch ... Read more »