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July 12, 2009

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS‐Defining Illnesses in Patients Coinfected with HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

"HIV‐related bacterial and mycotic infections are strongly associated with positive HCV serostatus and HCV‐related cirrhosis. Clinicians should take into account these data when making decisions on initiation of antiretroviral therapy for HCV‐coinfected individuals."

Read more in Clinical Infectious Diseases, July 10, 2009.

Note: Also see editorial, Coinfection with HIV and Hepatitis C Virus: More Than Double Trouble