Coinfection With Both HIV And Hepatitis C Virus A Growing Problem

Mon, 18 Dec 2006 10:00 AM EST

... In a report in the December issue of PLOS Medicine, a group of researchers from the Partners AIDS Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital report one of the first studies of how HIV infection impacts immune system functions involved with hepatitis C virus control. Their findings suggest that beginning antiretroviral therapy earlier than is generally recommended may help preserve HCV control in patients infected with both viruses. ...