Welcome to HCV Advocate’s hepatitis blog. The intent of this blog is to keep our website audience up-to-date on information about hepatitis and to answer some of our web site and training audience questions. People are encouraged to submit questions and post comments.
For more information on how to use this blog, the HCV drug pipeline, and for more information on HCV clinical trials click here
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Triple Infection with HBV Promotes HCV Clearance in People with HIV
Prior studies have shown that HBV and HCV seem to interfere with each other's replication, usually to the advantage of HBV. Yuan Dong from Fudan University in Shanghai and colleagues looked at viral interactions, liver inflammation, viral genotypes, and other factors that might affect spontaneous clearance in individuals with HBV/HCV/HIV triple infection.