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Impact of hepatitis C on HIV progression in adults with alcohol problems.

Authors
  • Cheng, Debbie M
  • Nunes, David
  • Libman, Howard
  • Vidaver, John
  • Alperen, Julie K
  • Saitz, Richard
  • Samet, Jeffrey H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Volume
31
Issue
5
Pages
829–836
Identifiers
PMID: 17403066
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hepatitis C virus infection has an adverse effect on CD4 cell count in patients with alcohol problems who are adherent to ART. Addressing HCV coinfection among these patients may confer additional immunologic benefit for this patient population.

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