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Author Topic: Gay & Bi Men With HIV Cured of Hep C Are Reinfected at High Rate  (Read 8025 times)

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Offline Hep Editors

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HIV-positive men living in New York City who clear hepatitis C virus (HCV), whether spontaneously or through treatment, are reinfected with hep C at a high rate that is comparable to that of their European counterparts.

Previous studies conducted among HIV-positive MSM in Europe have found that those treated for hep C with interferon-based regimens have annual reinfection rates of 3 to 15 percent. To date, there are no data available regarding HCV reinfection rates in similar cohorts in the United States or among those cured of the virus with direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment.

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Re: Gay & Bi Men With HIV Cured of Hep C Are Reinfected at High Rate
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2019, 08:43:47 pm »
Kaiser Permanente refused re-treatment based on this decriminalization in Atlanta


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