Impact of Direct-Acting Antivirals on the Burden of HCV Infection Among Persons Who Inject Drugs and Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study.

Salazar-Vizcaya, Luisa; Wandeler, Gilles; Fehr, Jan; Braun, Dominique; Cavassini, Matthias; Stoeckle, Marcel; Bernasconi, Enos; Hoffmann, Matthias; Rougemont, Mathieu; Béguelin, Charles; Rauch, Andri (2018). Impact of Direct-Acting Antivirals on the Burden of HCV Infection Among Persons Who Inject Drugs and Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 5(7), ofy154. Oxford University Press 10.1093/ofid/ofy154

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In the Swiss HIV Cohort Study, the number of people who inject drugs with replicating hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection decreased substantially after the introduction of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs). Among men who have sex with men, the increase in DAA uptake and efficacy was counterbalanced by frequent incident HCV infections.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Salazar Vizcaya, Luisa Paola; Wandeler, Gilles; Béguelin, Charles Antoine and Rauch, Andri

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISSN:

2328-8957

Publisher:

Oxford University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Tanya Karrer

Date Deposited:

14 Aug 2018 16:57

Last Modified:

05 Mar 2019 13:46

Publisher DOI:

10.1093/ofid/ofy154

PubMed ID:

30027103

Additional Information:

Charles Béguelin and Andri Rauch contributed equally to this work

Uncontrolled Keywords:

DAA HCV MSM PWID viral replication

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.118974

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/118974

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