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HCV Co-infection (2004)


There are many minor changes in these 2004 guidelines. The main changes include:


  • Reformatted in the style of the ART guidelines.
  • Recommended treatment is with pegylated interferon and ribavirin
  • Non-pegylated interferon is no longer recommended
  • Updated information on clinical trails and references
  • Deletion of discussion on non-pegylated interferon
  • Recommend avoid AZT and ddI in those on ribavirin.


HIV and Chronic Hepatitis: Co-Infection with HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Infection
(Updated October 2004)

Writing Group

Written on behalf of the British HIV Association.

Principle authors:

  • Dr Mark Nelson, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Dr. Gayle Matthews, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.

Edited/Additional Work by

  • Dr Gary Brook, Central Middlesex Hospital London
  • Dr Janice Main, St Mary’s Hospital, London.

Guideline Committee

  • Dr Gary Brook
  • Dr Janice Main (Co-Chairs)
  • Mr Paul Bateman
  • Dr Richard Gilson
  • Dr. Gayle Mathews
  • Dr Mark Nelson
  • Prof. Caroline Sabin
  • Dr Ed Wilkins


Nelson M, Matthews G, Brook MG, Main J; BHIVA Coinfection Guidelines Committee. British HIV Association guidelines on HIV and chronic hepatitis: coinfection with HIV and hepatitis C virus infection (2005). HIV Med,2005, 6 (Suppl 2) 96–106.