Hepatic Disease in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Based on HBV/HIV coinfection studies, increases in liver enzymes may result from increasing immune response to a viral pathogen when seroconversion has been reported in the setting of ART[Piroth 2000]
  • Evidence for the occurrence of immune-related flares from chronic HCV infection is less certain

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