• 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 ...
    • Overt and occult hepatitis B among immigrants and native blood donors in Madrid, Spain 

      González, Rocío; Barea, Luisa; Arruga, Ana; Richart, Alberto; Soriano, Vicente (1) (Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 12/2020)
      Background: The risk of transfusion-transmitted viral infections is very low in developed countries. Recent massive migration flows from highly hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and/or HIV endemic regions ...
    • Prevalence and incidence of hepatitis delta in patients with chronic hepatitis B in Spain 

      Aguilera, Antonio; Trastoy, Rocío; Rodríguez-Calviño, Javier; Manso, Tamara; Mendoza, Carmen de; Soriano, Vicente (1) (European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 09/2018)
      Background Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) is a defective agent that only replicates in the presence of the hepatitis B virus. Accordingly, HDV acquisition may occur as superinfection of HBsAg+ carriers or following acute dual ...
    • The opioid epidemic during the COVID-19 pandemic: Impact on HIV and HCV control 

      Treviño, Ana (1); Soriano, Vicente (1) (NLM (Medline), 2021)
      The opioid epidemic is a tragedy in the United States. In the 12-month period that ended in April 2021, more than 100,000 US citizens died of drug overdose, up almost 30% from the 78,000 deaths in the prior year.
    • Ultra-long-acting (XLA) antivirals for chronic viral hepatitis 

      Soriano, Vicente (1); Alvarez, Carmen (1); Edagwa, Benson; de Mendoza, Carmen; Montoya, Noemí (1); Treviño, Ana (1); Gendelman, Howard (Elsevier B.V., 2022)
      Viral hepatitis is among the top four causes of mortality globally, causing 1.4 million deaths each year, exceeding tuberculosis, malaria and human immunodeficiency virus. Hepatitis B and C are responsible for 90% of ...