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MEDICAL SCIENCES 2017, 27(1): 53-61 Back to browse issues page
The study of seroprevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C and behavioral factors in HIV patients referred to the consultation clinics of Tehran Behavioral Diseases Health Center
Maryam Hosseini Rad, Mahin Jamshidi Makiani *1, Saeed Kalantari, Samira Sohrabi, Haleh Ahmadniya, Mehrangiz Zanganeh
1- , mahinjamshidi42@gmail.com
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Background: The patients who have human immunodeficiency virus, are susceptible to opportunistic infections and tumors due to disease progress and their immune system suppression. Early diagnosis and suitable management of these patients can decrease their mortality and morbidity. Present study was performed for determination of prevalence of viral hepatitis B and C and high risk behavioral among HIV patients. Methods: Present cross sectional study was performed on 481 HIV patients in consultant clinic of behaviors disorders of west Tehran hygiene center at September 2014. Demographic and behavioral data and serum viral hepatitis B and C measurements in participated patients were gathered in the study checklist. Results: Among 481 HIV patients, 331 (68.8%) and 32 (6.6%) patients had hepatitis C and B co-infection and ninety-three patients had only HIV infection. Co-infection of HCV and HBV infection were diagnosed in 25 (51.9%) HIV patients. Conclusion: There were significant association between high risk behaviors with HCV infection and drug abuse, common syringe use with both of HCV and HBV infection among HIV patients. Keywords: High risk behaviors; Human immunodeficiency virus, Viral hepatitis B, Viral hepatitis C.
Keywords: High risk behaviors, Human immunodeficiency virus, Viral hepatitis B, Viral hepatitis C
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Type of Study: Survey/Cross Sectional/Descriptive | Subject: Infectious Diseases
Received: 1901/12/14 | Accepted: 2017/01/21 | Published: 2017/04/2
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Hosseini Rad M, Jamshidi Makiani M, Kalantari S, Sohrabi S, Ahmadniya H, Zanganeh M. The study of seroprevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C and behavioral factors in HIV patients referred to the consultation clinics of Tehran Behavioral Diseases Health Center . MEDICAL SCIENCES. 2017; 27 (1) :53-61
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Volume 27, Number 1 (spring 2017) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علوم پزشکی دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد پزشکی تهران Medical Science Journal of Islamic Azad Univesity - Tehran Medical Branch
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