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May 2017 NEWSLETTER


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May 2017 Newsletter
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A 13 years old boy suffering from beta thalassemia major since 8 months of age was referred for further management. He was on regular blood transfusion and had a packed cell transfusion requirement of 360ml/kg/year. He was recently screened for blood transfusion related infections and found to be HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) infected. He was not on chelation therapy and serum ferritin was >15,000. His SGPT was 78 IU/L. CD4 count was 393 cells/cumm. HIV viral load, HCV genotype and HCV viral load could not be done due cost issues? He was started on antiretroviral therapy consisting of zidovudine (AZT), lamivudine (3TC) and efavirenz (EFV).

How should his HCV infection be treated?

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