Study: 25% of HIV patients have repeated HCV infections

07/12/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A U.K. study found almost one-quarter of HIV patients who contracted and then were cured of hepatitis C acquired second or third infections within two years. Researcher Dr. Thomas Martin of the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London said non-AIDS mortality caused by HCV is common, and the study indicates patients need better education about HIV/HCV co-infection, he said.

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