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Compliance with WHO guidelines on HBV screening and treatment in HIV-coinfected patients is often challenging in resource limited countries and has been poorly assessed in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Treatment of chronic hepatitis B with entecavir or tenofovir leads to viral suppression in almost all patients. However, prolonged or lifelong treatment is necessary. At present, there is no consensus...
As current treatment options almost never achieve eradication of hepatitis B virus (HBV), the most realistic goal for HBV treatment is persistent inhibition of viral replication and ALT normalization....
Chronic hepatitis D (delta) is a major global health burden. Clinical and virological characteristics of patients with hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection and treatment approaches in different regions w...
Compliance with treatment is very important for patients who suffer from Wilson's disease, a rare genetic disorder. They can benefit a long-life and effective treatment. The purpose of our study is to...
Direct acting antivirals (DAA) have revolutionized the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV). Sustained virological response rates of nearly 100% have become common in the general population. However, ...
Retrospective study to assess a single Clinic on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, influenza, tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis, HPV and pneumococcal d...
The purpose of the study is to show the compliance rates of the patients to statin treatment and the reasons of non-compliance.
Immunosuppression induced by cancer treatment increases the risk of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) reactivations. These viral reactivations may be asymptomatic but can...
Research project for validation of a questionnaire on compliance to treatment in patients with hemophilia. It is intended to validate the American VERITAS-PRO scale according to the intern...
H. pylori infection causes the stomach to become inflamed. The problem usually begins in childhood and leads to stomach problems in adult life. Study participants will be residents of The ...
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS DELTA VIRUS, a defective RNA virus that can only infect HEPATITIS B patients. For its viral coating, hepatitis delta virus requires the HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGENS produced by these patients. Hepatitis D can occur either concomitantly with (coinfection) or subsequent to (superinfection) hepatitis B infection. Similar to hepatitis B, it is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
Distensibility measure of a chamber such as the lungs (LUNG COMPLIANCE) or bladder. Compliance is expressed as a change in volume per unit change in pressure.
A republic in western Africa, constituting an enclave within SENEGAL extending on both sides of the Gambia River. Its capital is Banjul, formerly Bathurst.
A defective virus, containing particles of RNA nucleoprotein in virion-like form, present in patients with acute hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis. It requires the presence of a hepadnavirus for full replication. This is the lone species in the genus Deltavirus.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans due to infection by VIRUSES. There are several significant types of human viral hepatitis with infection caused by enteric-transmission (HEPATITIS A; HEPATITIS E) or blood transfusion (HEPATITIS B; HEPATITIS C; and HEPATITIS D).
Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...