• 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 ...
    • Screening for retroviruses and hepatitis viruses using dried blood spots reveals a high prevalence of occult hepatitis B in Ghana 

      Mendoza, Carmen de; Bautista Vallejo, José Manuel; Pérez-Benavente, Susana; Kwawu, Roger; Fobil, Julius; Soriano, Vicente (1); Diez, Amalia (Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 05/2019)
      Background: Recent advances in antiviral therapy show potential for a cure and/or control of most human infections caused by hepatitis viruses and retroviruses. However, medical success is largely dependent on the ...