ISSN 1301-143X | E-ISSN 1309-1484
Original Article
Investigation of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Seroprevalence in HIV-Infected Patients
1 Sağlık Bilimleri Üniversitesi, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, İnfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye  
Klimik Dergisi 2018; 31: 34-36
DOI: 10.5152/kd.2018.10
Key Words: HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, coinfection.
Abstract

Objective: Coinfections with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections and hepatitis B virus (HBV) and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV) are frequent because of common transmission route. It was aimed to investigate the seroprevalence of HBV and HCV infections in HIV-infected cases.

 

Methods: In this study, 68 HIV-infected patients who were admitted to Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital between January 2015 and May 2017 were evaluated, retrospectively.

 

Results: In this study, 4 (5.9%) cases with HBV infection and 3 (4.4%) cases with HCV infection were detected.

 

Conclusions: Coinfection with HBV and HCV is an important problem in HIV-infected patients. All patients with HIV infection should be screened for HBV and HCV. 

 

 

 

Cite this article as: İnci A. [Investigation of hepatitis B and hepatitis C seroprevalence in HIV-infected patients]. Klimik Derg. 2018; 31(1): 34-6. Turkish.

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