October #85 : Hep Hooray - by Clarinda MacLow

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October 2002

Hep Hooray

by Clarinda MacLow

Calling all coinfecteds! In a Johns Hopkins study of 2,000 HIVers, hep-C HAART-takers with undetectable viral loads saw equally high CD4 count rises as the hep-C-free. These new data fly in the face of assumptions that coinfectees fare worse. "It's important that coinfecteds get treatment for HIV," said study head Richard Chaisson, MD. "[With it, they] have the same prognosis as people without HCV."




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