Risk factors identified for HBV-HCV co-infection

04/18/2013 | Healio

For people with hepatitis C, co-infection with the hepatitis B virus is much less common than exposure, and having both illnesses is linked to factors such as age, gender and HIV status, according to a study published in the journal Hepatology. The study population consisted of 168,239 people. "Based on these findings, all patients with HCV exposure should be tested for HBV," researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Healio

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR