Men (including MSM)

This page will be updated as new information becomes available. All men should know the basics about how transmission of hepatitis B and hepatitis C between sexual partners can be prevented In general, if a person has hepatitis B, which is easily transmitted sexually through semen, they should always use condoms (either male or female) unless they know for sure that their partner is protected from hepatitis B by vaccination. Sexual transmission of hep

HIV or HBV Co-infected

HIV or HBV Co-infected CO-INFECTION (infection with at least 2 of HCV, HBV, and/or HIV) Co-infection is when a person is living with more than one infection at a time. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection has emerged as a leading cause of morbidity due to liver disease throughout the world over the last two decades. Transmission Mode and Prevention of Co-infection Among HIV-in

Patient Input Requested for Merck Interferon-Free Combo

HepCBC is seeking individual patient input for our submission to the federal government for an INTERFERON-FREE, ONE PILL/DAY drug combo, shown to be effective for genotypes 1, 3, 4, and 6, Merck Pharmaceutical's elbasvir + grazoprevir (± ribavirin). The treatment's success (96% - 100% SVR12) has been confirmed in trials including people considered 'hard to treat' including those who had failed previous treatment (including simeprevir, boceprevir, and telap