• Hepatitis delta in patients with resolved hepatitis B virus infection 

      Aguilera, Antonio; Rodríguez-Calviño, Javier; Mendoza, Carmen de; Soriano, Vicente (1) (European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 09/2018)
      Background The hepatitis delta virus (HDV) causes the most aggressive form of chronic viral hepatitis. As HDV replication requires hepatitis B virus (HBV), HDV screening is limited to HBsAg+ carriers. To date, individuals ...
    • HIV co-infection in HTLV-1 carriers in Spain 

      Mendoza, Carmen de; Caballero, Estrella; Aguilera, Antonio; Benito, Rafael; Maciá, Dolores; García-Costa, Juan; Soriano, Vicente (1); Corral, Octavio Jorge (1); Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1); ...et al.; Morano, Luis (Virus Research, 06/2019)
      Background: Human retroviruses HIV and HTLV share transmission routes. HIV widely spread in Spain during the 80 s through injection drug use and sex, and nowadays HIV rates in Spain account for one of the largest in Europe. ...
    • Influence of Lymphocyte T CD4 Levels on the Neuropsychological Performance of Population Affected by HIV and with a Previous History of Substance Use 

      Vázquez-Justo, Enrique; García-Torres, Amalia; Vergara-Moragues, Esperanza (1) (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, 09/2017)
      The immunological markers help to know if there is a good recovery of the immunological system in patients infected with HIV. Among them, the lymphocyte T CD4 rate is the main indicator of the patient's immunological state ...
    • Objective memory as an indicator of functional impairment in native Spanish-speaking patients with HIV infection 

      García-Torres, Amalia; González-Andrade, Alejandro (1); Fernández-Muñóz, Juan José; Pérez-García, Miguel; Vergara-Moragues, Esperanza (1) (AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 02/12/2019)
      Objective memory is one of the most affected cognitive areas in patients with HIV and perhaps one of the best predictors of daily functioning problems. Its relationship with biological markers, mood symptoms, and cognitive ...
    • Occult hepatitis B and HIV infection 

      Soriano, Vicente (1); Aguilera, Antonio; González, Rocío; Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1); Barea, Luisa; Treviño, Mercedes; Corral, Octavio Jorge (1) (European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 11/2019)
      Introduction Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, so-called occult B infection (OBI), is defined by the recognition of HBV-DNA in the absence of serum hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). The HBV-DNA genome in OBI is ...
    • Predictors of Hepatitis C Treatment Failure After Using Direct-Acting Antivirals in People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus 

      Cachay, Edward R.; Mena, Alvaro; Morano, Luis; Benitez, Laura; Maida, Ivana; Ballard, Craig; Soriano, Vicente (1); ...et al.; Mathews, Wm. C. (Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 03/2019)
      Background. Little is known about the influence of ongoing barriers to care in the persistence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) viremia after treatment with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) among people living with human ...
    • Rebound in Sexually Transmitted Infections Following the Success of Antiretrovirals for HIV/AIDS 

      Soriano, Vicente (1); Romero, Jorge del (AIDS Reviews, 10/2018)
      Nearly 1 million people become infected every day with any of the four major curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), namely trichomoniasis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Despite huge global incidence, STIs ...