Hepatitis C Management in Special Populations

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/17/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Worldwide, 2.3 million people with HIV infection have serological indicators of current or past HCV infection[WHO 2017]
  • An estimated 6.7% of HIV-infected persons in the United States are coinfected with HCV[Bosh 2018]
  • In Europe, Israel, and Argentina, 32.4% of HIV-infected individuals tested positive for HCV antibodies in a large ongoing study[Peters 2014; EuroSIDA]

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