alexa Genetic Characterization of Hepatitis C Viruses in HIV Positive People who Inject Drugs, Dhaka, Bangladesh
ISSN 2155-6113

Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research
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Genetic Characterization of Hepatitis C Viruses in HIV Positive People who Inject Drugs, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mustafizur Rahman1*, Ezazul Islam Chowdhury1, Masud Reza1, Md Shah Alam1, M. Safiullah Sarker1, Mokibul Hassan Afrad1, Muntasir Alam1, M. Ziaur Rahman1, Mahmoud Reza Pourkarim2 and Tasnim Azim1

1Centre for HIV and AIDS, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

2Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, University of Leuven, Belgium

*Corresponding Author:
Mustafizur Rahman, Ph.D
Centre for HIV and AIDS, ICDDR
B, 68, Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani
Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
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Received Date: March 08, 2012; Accepted Date: August 28, 2012; Published Date: August 31, 2012

Citation: Rahman M, Chowdhury EI, Reza M, Alam MS, Sarker MS, et al. (2012) Genetic Characterization of Hepatitis C Viruses in HIV Positive People who Inject Drugs, Dhaka, Bangladesh. J AIDS Clinic Res 3:165. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.1000165

Copyright: © 2012 Rahman M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

We investigated the HCV genotypes in HIV positive people who inject drugs (PWID) identified in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2003. Genetic analyses revealed that the PWIDs shared closely related HIV strains subtype C genotypes but HCV genotypes in them were distantly related. This indicates that the mode of transmission of HIV and HCV infections in PWIDs might be different.

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