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