Occult Hepatitis B Infection in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C
Occult hepatitis B virus infection (OBI) is characterized by the presence of HBV DNA in the liver tissue or in the serum of HBsAg negative individuals. Although OBI was detected frequently in patients with chronic hepatitis C, the clinical implication of this co-infection is still not fully clarified. The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence and ... Read more