What is the first-line antiviral treatment for patients with hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) and HIV infection?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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In HBV/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-coinfected individuals aged 3 years or older, a fixed-dose combination of tenofovir/lamivudine (or emtricitabine)/efavirenz is the preferred option for initiation of ART.


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