VIDEO: Surface antigen loss in HBV/HIV coinfection similar to HBV alone

BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Douglas T. Dieterich, MD, director of the Institute for Liver Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses results of a study that showed that loss of surface antigen among individuals coinfected with HIV and chronic hepatitis B virus infection was similar to rates previously reported in patients with HBV monoinfection.The researchers analyzed the OPERA cohort to identify individuals living with HIV and chronic hepatitis B virus infections – defined by at least two or more hepatitis B surfaceRead More

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