Dangerous Threat: HBV/HDV Coinfection
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Dangerous Threat: HBV/HDV Coinfection

The Medical Community Wakes Up to a Dangerous Threat to People with Hepatitis B - Coinfection with Hepatitis D - Hepatitis B Foundation

… In the U.S. and around the world, the medical community is finally acknowledging a hidden threat to people with hepatitis B – a virulent liver coinfection that requires the presence of the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) to survive.

Hepatitis D (Delta), which causes the most severe liver infection known to humans, infects between 15 to 20 million people worldwide and an estimated 20,000 people living with chronic hepatitis B in the U.S. …