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Hepatitis B Entecavir Drug Resistance V3

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Undetectable for 1 year then went to 78 copies. CO Infection of Hep B

I have been on Atriplua since June of 2009. I went undetectable in Sept of 09. I was put on Atirpula since I am also Hep B positive and Pegulated Interferon wasnt working. In June of 2010 my Hep B was still at 600 Copies down from 600 Million...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...since the APRICOT trial in HIV/HCV patients. Once you have suppression of both viruses, you can start entecavir to keep your hepatitis B virus suppressed and then come off PEG when your doctor decides the timing is right. Whether you will need to... Read more »

What is normal range of HBV DNA

good day dra! last april 2009 my dna test was 110 million with hbsag & hbeag positive.every 3 mos i... Read more »

Baraclude 0.5mg resistance

Hello Dr.A few months ago I asked a question regarding my Baraclude 0.5mg:My DNA levels were 3... Read more »
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Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) HBsAgs are small protein particles on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. HBsAgs can bedetected and measured by a blood test. HBsAg testing is commonly used to screen for... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...Contents What Is Resistance? What Causes Resistance? Cross-Resistance and Sequencing How Do I Know if I Have Drug Resistance? Resistance Testing Avoiding Resistance What Is Resistance? HIV drugs are designed to keep... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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DRUG RESISTANCE?

Posted by wdhjlr, 2 Replies
...(103, 152, 116). BUT MY CD4 CONTINUE TO RISE RAPIDLY. ( 302 TO 540) IN 4MONTHS! SHOULD I BE CONCERNED WITH MUTATIONS AND DRUG RESISTANCE? HAVE BEEN ON SAME DRUG CLASSES FOR ALMOST 4 YEARS. 100% ADHERENCE TO DRUGS. THE VIRAL LOAD IS TOO LOW... Read more »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »