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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

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Hepatitis E Virus Seroprevalence and Chronic Infections in Patients with HIV, Switzerland

Alain Kenfak-Foguena1, Franziska Schöni-Affolter1, Philippe Bürgisser, Andrea Witteck, Katharine E.A. Darling, Helen Kovari, Laurent Kaiser, John-Marc Evison, Luigia Elzi, Vanina Gurtner De La Fuente, Josef Jost, Darius Moradpour, Florence Abravanel, Jacques Izopet2, Matthias Cavassini2Comments to Author , and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland (A. Kenfak-Foguena, P. Bürgisser, K.E.A. Darling, D. Moradpour, M. Cavassini); Data Center of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study, Lausanne (F. Schöni-Affolter); Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland (A. Witteck); University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (H. Kovari); University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland (L. Kaiser); Inselspital Klinik und Poliklinik für Infektiologie, Bern, Switzerland (J.-M. Evison); Universitätsspital Klinik für Infektiologie, Basel, Switzerland (L. Elzi); Ospedale Civico Servizio Malattie Infettive, Lugano, Switzerland (V. Gurtner-De La Fuente); Klinik Im Park, Zurich (J. Jost); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France (F. Abravanel, J. Izopet)

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Figure 1

Longitudinal description of blood hepatitis E virus (HEV) serology, HEV RNA, alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels, HIV RNA, and CD4 count in patient with chronic HEV infection, positive results by real-time PCR for HEV RNA, and seroconversion to immunoglobulin (Ig) G. HAART, highly active antiretroviral therapy.

Figure 1. Longitudinal description of blood hepatitis E virus (HEV) serology, HEV RNA, alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels, HIV RNA, and CD4 count in patient with chronic HEV infection, positive results by real-time PCR for HEV RNA, and seroconversion to immunoglobulin (Ig) G. HAART, highly active antiretroviral therapy.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

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