Author(s): Neukam K, Barreiro P, Macas J, Avelln A, Cifuentes C,
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Abstract Chronic hepatitis E virus infection with rapid progression to cirrhosis is reported in 2 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with severe immunosuppression. Monotherapy with ribavirin led to temporary viral response and marked improvement of liver damage. Chronic hepatitis E should be regarded as another opportunistic event within HIV infection.
This article was published in Clin Infect Dis
and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals