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Prevalence and characteristics of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection among HIV-positive women in South Africa and Botswana

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There is progressive concern about the evolving burden of morbidity and mortality caused by coinfection with HIV-1 and hepatitis B virus (HBV) in sub-Saharan Africa, but the epidemiology and impact of this problem are not well defined. We therefore set out to assimilate more information about the nature of HBV/HIV coinfection in this region by undertaking a retrospective observational study of southern African adult women. We used samples from previously recruited HIV-1 positive women attendi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0134037

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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Matthews, P
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Goulder, P
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WT104748 MA
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Klenerman, P
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WT091663 MA
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS One Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
7
Article number:
e0134037
Publication date:
2015-07-01
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1932-6203
Source identifiers:
535596
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English
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pubs:535596
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uuid:46de4553-a035-4dbe-9e6a-3aa795a055be
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pubs:535596
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2015-08-07

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