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Study of Adding Entecavir to Current Lamivudine Therapy in HIV and HBV Co-Infected Patients

2014-08-27 03:55:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this clinical research study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of entecavir, when being added to lamivudine, in the treatment of adults with chronic hepatitis B infection who are co-infected with HIV.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hepatitis B

Intervention

Entecavir

Location

Local Institution
New Haven
Connecticut
United States

Status

Completed

Source

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:35-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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).

A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera: AVIHEPADNAVIRUS and ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS. Hepadnaviruses include HEPATITIS B VIRUS, duck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, DUCK), heron hepatitis B virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woodchuck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, WOODCHUCK).

A species in the genus HEPATOVIRUS containing one serotype and two strains: HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS and Simian hepatitis A virus causing hepatitis in humans (HEPATITIS A) and primates, respectively.

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INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.

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