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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Hepatitis B genotype B associated with poorer liver-related outcomes in Taiwanese patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis B
The prospective, observational study involved individuals who commenced antiretroviral therapy containing 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir, also in the combination pill Combivir), a drug which has activity against both viruses. The patients were recruited between 1997 and 2008, and followed until 2010.