Evaluation of the Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein (I-FABP) in people with HIV, HCV and HIV/HCV co-infection.

Wurcel, Alysse.


  • Abstract: People co-infected with HCV and HIV develop cirrhosis more rapidly than people with HCV mono-infection. One proposed mechanism is that co-infected persons have damaged intestinal epithelium allowing translocation of bacteria into portal circulation with consequent hepatic and systemic inflammation. The goal of this study is to compare Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein (I-FABP), a mar... read more
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