How are treatment regimens simplified in 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 patients with HBV who are coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), it may be possible to simplify treatment regimens with agents that have dual effectiveness against both viruses. [41] Hepatitis D (delta) virus (HDV) infection is best treated with PEG-IFN therapy.


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