Viral Hepatitis Coinfection

Active Resources: 41

Fact Sheets

Clinical Reference Tools

Resources

Pocket Guides

Articles: 5

  • HIV PrEP and Incident HCV Infection

    Susa Coffey's picture

    Providers at Kaiser San Francisco, which has a large HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program, recently published a brief report on 2 patients who developed acute HCV while on HIV PrEP. This reinforces what we might expect--that while PrEP may be effective as an HIV prevention method,...

  • Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C in HIV-Infected MSM: Raising Awareness through Screening

    Andrew Reynolds's picture

    May is National Viral Hepatitis Awareness Month. We are at an exciting time in HCV awareness, screening and treatment. A recently updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, new United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) HCV screening guidelines for both the birth-cohort (the “baby boomer...

  • Updated Opportunistic Infections Guidelines

    Susa Coffey's picture
    Introduction

    New guidelines for OI prevention and treatment include major updates to all sections of the document. There are numerous changes in the recommendations for prevention, diagnosis, and management. Among the highlights are the following.

    TreatmentCMV retinitis

    Intravitreal...

  • ARV Interactions with HCV Serine Protease Inhibitors

    Susa Coffey's picture

    Boceprevir and telaprevir, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) serine protease inhibitors, are likely to play important roles in the treatment of individuals with HIV/HCV coinfection, as well as in persons with HCV monoinfection. However, both boceprevir and telaprevir are inhibitors and substrates of...

  • The New Era of HCV Therapy: What Are the Challenges Facing HIV Health Care Providers?

    Marshall Glesby's picture

    Approximately one-third of HIV-infected patients in the United States are co-infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Liver fibrosis appears to be accelerated in HCV/HIV co-infection compared with HCV infection alone; consequently complications of end stage liver disease have become...

Day Title
12/9
Injection Drug User Health Summit
2/13
CROI 2017: Seattle
5/19
Hepatitis Testing Day
Event type: Awareness Days
7/25
African American Hepatitis C Action Day
Event type: Awareness Days
Day Title
12/1
Emerging Strategies for HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis Co-infection