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Molecular characterization of HIV-1 infection in Northwest Spain (2009–2013): investigation of the subtype F outbreak
[Abstract] Background. HIV-1 subtype B is the predominant one in European regions several, while other subtypes and recombinants are also circulating with high prevalence. A sub-epidemic of subtype F with specific ...
Update on hepatitis C virus resistance to direct-acting antiviral agents
[Abstract] Resistance to direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents against hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is driven by the selection of mutations at different positions in the NS3 protease, NS5B polymerase and NS5A proteins. ...
Trends on epidemiological, virological, and clinical features among newly diagnosed HIV-1 persons in Northwest Spain over the last 10 years
[Abstract] To describe temporal trend and characteristics of newly HIV-diagnosed patients in a medical care area in Northwest Spain over the last 10 years. All newly diagnosed patients for HIV-infection from 2004 to 2013 ...
Characterization of chronic HCV infection in Northwest Spain: impact of the treatment strategic plan of the Spanish National Health Service on HCV cure
[Abstract] The aim of the study was to characterize HCV infection in Northwest Spain and assess the impact of the Spanish Strategic Plan to cure HCV infection. Overall, 387 patients were included (60.9% HIV/HCV coinfected ...
Metabolic syndrome association with fibrosis development in chronic hepatitis B virus inactive carriers
[Abstract] Background and Aim. There are few data of fibrosis development in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients classified as inactive carriers. The aim of this study is to determinate the prevalence of significant fibrosis ...
Trends in hospital admissions, re-admissions, and in-hospital mortality among HIV-infected patients between 1993 and 2013: impact of hepatitis C co-infection
[Abstract] Background. New patterns in epidemiological characteristics of people living with HIV infection (PLWH) and the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) have changed the profile of hospital ...
Liver-related mortality and hospitalizations attributable to chronic hepatitis C virus coinfection in persons living with HIV
[Abstract] Objectives. The aim of this study was to compare liver-related mortality and liver-related hospitalizations for persons living with HIV (PLWH) with and without hepatitis C virus (HCV) exposure, and to estimate ...
Cancer incidence in persons living with HIV
(Oxford University Press para Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2016-11-14)
Prevalence of NS5A resistance associated substitutions in patients with hepatitis C virus genotypes 1a and 3: Impact on current therapeutic strategies
[Abstract] The presence of resistance‐associated substitutions (RASs) at NS5A region might compromise the efficacy of Direct Acting Antiviral agents (DAAs). HCV resistance at NS5A region is mainly focused on patients with ...