Hepatic Disease in Patients With HIV

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/13/21 (What's New)


  • Prevalence of HIV and HCV coinfection varies depending on the route of HIV transmission, ranging from 10% to 14% among persons reporting high-risk sexual exposure to approximately 62% to 80% among those reporting injection drug use[Sulkowski 2003; Vandelli 2004; CDC HIV/HCV]
  • In the United States, approximately 21% of all people with HIV have HCV coinfection[Kim 2013; Rockstroh 2005]
  • Among men with HIV, 75% of individuals who seroconvert to become HCV positive are infected by nonparenteral means[Taylor 2011]

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