Objective: To compare the efficacy of and mortality after lamivudine (LAM), tenofovir (TDF), and entecavir (ETV) treatment in patients with severe acute chronic hepatitis B (CHB) exacerbation. Methods: We analyzed 91 patients with severe acute CHB exacerbation treated with LAM (n=28), TDF (n=26), or ETV (n=37) for 10 years. The primary endpoint was overall mortality or liver transplantation. lamivudine (LAM) plus adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) in the maintenance of virologic response in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and prior failure with LAM. METHODS: This study was a Phase IV prospective, randomized, open, controlled study with 2 parallel groups (TDF and LAM+ADV) of adult patients with hepatitis B It remains unclear whether tenofovir disoproxil fumarate- (TDF-) based combination therapy produces better outcomes than TDF monotherapy in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of the two regimens by performing a meta-analysis
Proportions of patients exhibiting virological response (serum Hepatitis B virus DNA concentration < 103copies/mL) in the tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and lamivudine plus adefovir treatment groups. No significant difference was noted at 4 wk... Biochemical and serological response Vemlidy (Tenofovir alafenamide) Hepsera (Adefovir) (Note: Gilead does not offer assistance for Viread) Epivir HBV (lamivudine) If you find that your insurance company places all hepatitis B medications on the highest pricing tier,. The introduction of lamivudine ushered in a new era in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B when safe, effective, and well-tolerated oral medications were made available. Since then, two new nucleosid (t)e analogs (NAs), adefovir and entecavir, have been approved for the treatment of hepatitis B Aim: To demonstrate the non-inferiority (15% non-inferiority limit) of monotherapy with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) vs the combination of lamivudine (LAM) plus adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) in the maintenance of virologic response in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and prior failure with LAM
The anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody rituximab, together with anthracycline, in hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) healthy carriers affected by non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) increases hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation risk. 1 Oral primary antiviral prophylaxis (PAVP) is a common strategy in this setting. 2-4 Lamivudine (LAM) has shown to be effective. 5 HBsAg-seropositive patients undergoing R. Lamivudine and tenofovir are antiviral medicines that prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying in your body. Lamivudine and tenofovir is a combination medicine used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Lamivudine and tenofovir is not a cure for HIV or AIDS Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is treated with oral nucleoside/nucleotide analogs including entecavir, tenofovir, lamivudine (Epivir), adefovir (Hepsera), and telbivudine (Tyzeka) Hepatitis B has gotten worse when lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate was stopped in some people with hepatitis B. Close follow-up for a few months is needed when therapy is stopped in people who have hepatitis B. Do not stop taking lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate without calling your doctor Tenofovir can treat hepatitis B very effectively in some people. In some situations, tenofovir is more effective than adefovir and lamivudine
Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B have been reported in patients who are co-infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and have discontinued lamivudine or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, two components of efavirenz, lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets Adefovir dipivoxil was recently approved for the treatment of wild-type and lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, a congender of adefovir that is used in the treatment of HIV infected patients, has recently been shown to also be effective in patients with lamivudine-resistant HBV infection -POSTTREATMENT ACUTE EXACERBATIONS OF HEPATITIS B: Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B reported in patients coinfected with HBV and HIV-1 who have stopped lamivudine or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, components of this drug Monitor hepatic function closely with both clinical and laboratory follow-up for at least several months in patients who discontinue lamivudine / tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and are co-infected with HIV-1 and HBV. If appropriate, initiate anti-hepatitis B treatment. Side effects requiring immediate medical attentio
Pediatric Patients: Lamivudine pharmacokinetics were evaluated in a 28-day dose-ranging trial in 53 pediatric subjects with chronic hepatitis B. Subjects aged 2 to 12 years were randomized to receive lamivudine 0.35 mg per kg twice daily, 3 mg per kg once daily, 1.5 mg per kg twice daily, or 4 mg per kg twice daily. Subjects aged 13 to 17 years. Antiviral therapy using nucleoside/nucleotide analogues such as entecavir (Baraclude), tenofovir (Viread), adefovir (Hepsera) or lamivudine (Epivir) is the mainstay of chronic hepatitis B treatment. Although they effectively suppress HBV replication during therapy, they typically do not eradicate the virus and may be used long-term 3 The manufacturer's submission 3.1 The Appraisal Committee (appendix A) considered evidence submitted by the manufacturer of tenofovir disoproxil and a review of this submission by the Evidence Review Group (ERG;appendixB). 3.2 The manufacturer approached the decision problem by comparing tenofovir disoproxil monotherapy with lamivudine, adefovir dipivoxil and entecavir i Lamivudine (Epivir HBV) is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection associated with evidence of hepatitis B viral replication and active liver inflammation. Lamivudine has been used for treatment of chronic hepatitis B at a lower dose than for treatment of HIV/AIDS
.45 log10 copies/ml (n = 27) Tenofovir oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat HIV and chronic hepatitis B infection. It's available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drugs Viread and Vemlidy. This tablet. Antiviral Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis B Viral Infection During Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Robert S. Brown, Jr.,1 Brian J. McMahon,2 Anna S.F. Lok,3 John B. Wong,4 Ahmed T. Ahmed,5,6 Mohamed A. Mouchli,7 Zhen Wang,5,6 Larry J. Prokop,8 Mohammad Hassan Murad,5,6,9 and Khaled Mohammed5,6,9 Perinatal or mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) remain
C-H C, C-L L, T-H H, et al. Entecavir vs. lamivudine in chronic hepatitis B patients with severe acute exacerbation and hepatic decompensation. J Hepatol. 2014;60(6):1127-34. Article Google Scholar 32 If no prior lamivudine treatment: Entecavir 1.0 mg daily: If prior lamivudine treatment: Tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg daily: If CrCl ≥ 15 ml/min : Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg by mouth daily: If CrCl ≥ 50 ml/mi Pediatric Patients: Lamivudine pharmacokinetics were evaluated in a 28-day dose-ranging trial in 53 pediatric subjects with chronic hepatitis B. Subjects aged 2 to 12 years were randomized to receive lamivudine 0.35 mg per kg twice daily, 3 mg per kg once daily, 1.5 mg per kg twice daily, or 4 mg per kg twice daily. Subjects aged 13 to 17 years. Tenofovir oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat HIV and chronic hepatitis B infection. It's available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drugs Viread and Vemlidy. This tablet. Current safety data suggest that lamivudine, telbivudine, or tenofovir may be used during pregnancy. However, the timing in initiating antiviral therapy requires careful assessment of risks and.
Update on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: AASLD 2018 Hepatitis B Guidance Norah A. Terrault,1 Anna S.F. Lok,2 Brian J. McMahon,3 Kyong-Mi Chang,4 Jessica P. Hwang,5 Maureen M. Jonas,6 Robert S. Brown Jr.,7 Natalie H. Bzowej,8 and John B. Wong9 Purpose and Scope of th BackgroundFew data are available regarding the use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) during pregnancy for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV). MethodsIn t.. Find patient medical information for lamivudine-tenofovir disoproxil fumarate oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings AbstractObjectivesWe retrospectively compared the antiviral effect of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) with that of adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) for patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) who developed resistance to lamivudine (LAM).Materials and methodsOne hundred nine patients (86 males), all Asian-American except 1 Caucasian male, with LAM resistance received TDF or ADV
A Comparison of Adefovir and Tenofovir for the Treatment of Lamivudine-Resistant Hepatitis B Virus in People With HIV The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators Leung NW, Lai CL, Chang TT, et al. Extended lamivudine treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis B enhances hepatitis B e antigen seroconversion rates: results after 3 years of therapy. (16 on tenofovir monotherapy initially were added lamivudine at week 24) All had previous lamivudine resistance HBV DNA > 5 log copies/mL in HBeAg-positive patients or >4 log copies/mL in HBeAg.
HEPATITIS B. See full prescribing information for complete boxed warning. • Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B have been reported in patients who are co-infected with HBV and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and have discontinued lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate . Monitor hepatic function closely in these patient Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a hepadnavirus, highly resistant to extremes of temperature and humidity, that invades the hepatocytes. The viral genome is a partially double-stranded, circular DNA.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a double-stranded DNA virus belonging to the family of hepadnaviruses. HBV infection is a global public health problem. It is estimated that there are more than 250 million HBV carriers in the world, of whom approximately 600,000 die annually from HBV-related liver disease. The following topic review will summarize. , treatment with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for 3 years reduced the risk of progression in fibrosis stage in patients with chronic hepatitis B, substantial viraemia, and minimally raised ALT; however, the effect of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate on the severity of necroinflammation was not significant Tenofovir alafenamide, sold under the brand name Vemlidy, is a hepatitis B virus (HBV) nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor medication for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in adults with compensated liver disease. It is taken by mouth. Tenofovir alafenamide is a prodrug of tenofovir Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B have been reported in patients who are co-infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and have discontinued lamivudine or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, two components of SYMFI LO. Monitor hepatic function closely in these patients and, if appropriate, initiate anti.
Ristig MB, Crippin J, Aberg JA, et al. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate therapy for chronic hepatitis B in human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis B virus-coinfected individuals for whom interferon-alpha and lamivudine therapy have failed. J Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 15;186(12):1844-7. 24. Peters MG, Andersen J, Lynch P, et al; ACTG Protocol A5127 Team van Bommel F, Zollner B, Sarrazin C, et al. Tenofovir for patients with lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and high HBV DNA level during adefovir therapy. Hepatology 2006 ;44. These are: lamivudine (sold as Epivir for HIV or Zeffix for hepatitis B). emtricitabine ( Emtriva, not yet approved for hepatitis B treatment in people without HIV). tenofovir disoproxil or TDF ( Viread, also available in a combined pill with emtricitabine called Truvada, and in the fixed-dose combinations Atripla, Eviplera and Stribild )
Tenofovir (TDF) Is Effective In Lamivudine (LAM) Resistant Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Who Harbour rtA194T At Baseline 11/03/09 Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate for patients with chronic hepatitis B who have previously failed Lamivudine and Adefovir: effects of baseline sequence mutations on virological response Stringent cessation criterion results in better durability of lamivudine treatment: a prospective clinical study in hepatitis B e antigen-positive chronic hepatitis B patients. Journal of Viral Hepatitis 17(4): 298-304 . April 2010. VWS Wong, GLH Wong, KKL Yan, and others. Durability of peginterferon alfa-2b treatment at 5 years in patients. Lamivudine is an antiretroviral medicine. You have been prescribed it for chronic hepatitis B infection. Take one (100 mg) tablet daily. You can take your doses either before or after meals. Each time you collect a new supply of tablets from your pharmacy, make sure they look to be the same as you have had before Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype A1 infection is associated with poor virological control and the rapid emergence of drug resistance among people living with HIV who are starting antiretroviral therapy in Malawi in the absence of tenofovir, investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study looked at people starting HIV therapy between 2007 and 2009
First-line treatment of chronic hepatitis B with entecavir or tenofovir in 'real-life' settings: from clinical trials to clinical practice. J Viral Hepat 2012; 19:377. Tenney DJ, Rose RE, Baldick CJ, et al. Long-term monitoring shows hepatitis B virus resistance to entecavir in nucleoside-naïve patients is rare through 5 years of therapy Emtricitabine (commonly called FTC, systematic name 2',3'-dideoxy-5-fluoro-3'-thiacytidine), with trade name Emtriva (formerly Coviracil), is a nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) for the prevention and treatment of HIV infection in adults and children.. Emtricitabine is also marketed in a fixed-dose combination with tenofovir disoproxil (Viread) under the brand name Truvada, and. Study 102 included hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) negative patients, while Study 103 included HBeAg positive participants. Across both studies, a total of 426 patients were initially randomized to the tenofovir arm (51 lamivudine-experienced and 375 lamivudine-naive). HBV suppression was defined as HBV DNA < 400 copies/mL or 69 IU/mL . Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B virus (HBV) have been reported in HBV-infected patients who have discontinued anti-HBV therapy, including lamivudine or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, two components of dolutegravir, lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.
. Long-term efficacy and safety of lamivudine, entecavir, and tenofovir for treatment of hepatitis B virus-related cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2013;11(1):88-94. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2012.10.003 PubMed Google Scholar Crossre received lamivudine or adefovir dipivoxil. Subjects were adults with HBeAg positive and HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B with compensated liver disease [See Clinical Studies (14.2)]. • VIREAD was evaluated in a limited number of subjects with chronic hepatitis B and decompensated liver disease [See Adverse Reactions (6.1), Clinical Studie Patients with both HIV and hepatitis B who take products containing lamivudine, an ingredient in Dovato, have developed hepatitis B variants associated with resistance to lamivudine and may have.
Tenofovir or lamivudine are often used in the third trimester to reduce the risk of vertical transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV).14 HIV-negative women at risk for HIV, many of whom will become pregnant, may also use tenofovir/FTC for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce risk of HIV infection.15 The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV. HEPATITIS B AGENTS PA SUMMARY Preferred Non-Preferred Nucleoside Analogs Baraclude oral solution (entecavir) Entecavir tablets generic Hepsera (adefovir) Lamivudine HBV generic Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg tablets generic Viread Powder and Tablets 150 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS entecavir HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS EPIVIR HBV SOLUTION (lamivudine) HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS lamivudine HBV HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS VIREAD (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) HYPOGLYCEMICS, BIGUANIDES metformin HCL tablet HYPOGLYCEMICS, BIGUANIDES metformin HCL ER 24HR tablet NEW NON-PREFERRED DRUGS THERAPEUTIC CLAS Note: Tenofovir alafenamide tablets (Vemlidy ®) are FDA approved only for treatment of hepatitis B. Abacavir (tablets) 300 mg PO BID : Dosage adjustment does not appear necessary (1,2) Didanosine (enteric-coated capsules) 250 mg to 400 mg PO daily, depending on body weight: CrCl (mL/min) Wt ≥60 kg: Wt <60 kg (3,4,5) ≥60 : 400 mg daily.
Lamivudine as an oral solution can be used in treatment of chronic hepatitis B; Tenofovir: changes in body fat distribution, with loss of fat from arms, legs, and face and deposition of fat on the trunk, neck, and face. Hepatitis B is a serious-to-potentially fatal viral infection of the liver. It can be spread by blood or blood. Approved Hepatitis B Drugs for Adults (United States) Oral Antivirals (Nucleos (t)ide Analogues) Tenofovir disoproxil (Viread) is a pill taken once a day, with few side effects, for at least one year or longer. This is considered a first-line treatment with an excellent resistance profile. (Approved in 2008 Objective Entecavir (ETV) and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) are first-line agents for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (CHB). Recent studies have challenged the assumption that these agents are equally effective at preventing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We aimed to determine whether the risk of HCC and mortality differ in patients with CHB treated with ETV and TDF
A 54-year-old man diagnosed with HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B (CHB) was treated with entecavir (ETV) 1mg/day following an initial unsuccessful lamivudine (LAM) treatment (rtL180M, rtM204V/I). Subsequently, virological breakthrough with ETV mutation (rtT184A/L) developed. The LAM and adefovir combination therapy was followed by virological breakthrough Lamivudine adalah obat untuk menangani hepatitis B atau infeksi HIV.Obat ini tersedia dalam bentuk tablet dan hanya dapat digunakan sesuai resep dokter.Perlu diketahui, obat ini tidak dapat menyembuhkan atau mencegah penularah hepatitis B atau infeksi HIV.. Lamividune merupakan obat antivirus yang bekerja dengan cara memblokir enzim yang berperan dalam perkembangbiakan virus Eligible studies were randomised controlled trials and cohort studies that reported hepatocellular carcinoma incidence as time-to-event data in patients with chronic hepatitis B, who were aged 16 years and older, and who received tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (300 mg per day orally) or entecavir (0·5 mg per day orally) monotherapy with a mean. ,hepatitis B, chronic/drug therapy, liver cirrhosis/pathology, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, adefovir dipivoxil, lamivudine, and entecavir for randomised controlled trials and other long-term clinical trials published in English up to December, 2011
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) given in combination with a nucleos(t)ide analogue has reduced the rate of recurrent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection following liver transplantation (LT); however, the most effective protocol remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in combination with one year of low-dose HBIG Tenofovir for patients with lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and high HBV DNA level during adefovir therapy - (08/01/06) Entecavir for Treatment of Lamivudine-Refractory, HBeAg-Positive Chronic Hepatitis B - (07/30/06 Randomized comparison of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate vs emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in patients with lamivudine-resistant chronic hepatitis B. Gastroenterology. 2014; 146 : 980-98
2005-08-01. Tenofovir is an acyclic nucleotide analogue of adenosine used in combination with other agents in the therapy of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and as single agent in hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Tenofovir does not appear to be a significant cause of drug induced liver injury If you have hepatitis B infection, your hepatitis symptoms may get worse or become very serious if you stop taking tenofovir.Talk with your doctor before stopping this medication.Your doctor will.
HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS entecavir HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS EPIVIR HBV SOLUTION (lamivudine) HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS lamivudine HBV HEPATITIS B TREATMENTS VIREAD (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) HYPOGLYCEMICS, BIGUANIDES metformin HCL tablet HYPOGLYCEMICS, BIGUANIDES metformin HCL ER 24HR tablet . NEW NON-PREFERRED DRUGS THERAPEUTIC CLAS SUMMARY: Telbivudine (Tyzeka) led to better outcomes than lamivudine (Epivir-HBV) for chronic hepatitis B patients with decompensated cirrhosis, increasing the likelihood of HBV viral load suppression and ALT normalization, according to a study presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver this month in Vienna Antiviral agents that inhibit HBV replication, such as lamivudine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), and telbivudine, which have been administered to pregnant women with a high HBV viral load. Lamivudine (3tc) (Epivir; Epivir HBV) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of HIV infection and hepatitis B infection. The most serious side include muscle pain, liver failure, pancreatitis, and liver failure. Drug interactions, and dosage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication Of 7463 articles identified, 595 articles were eligible for full-text review and 129 studies (in 157 articles) were included. The following antivirals were assessed in the meta-analysis: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg (19 studies, with 1092 mothers and 1072 infants), lamivudine 100-150 mg (40 studies, with 2080 mothers and 2007 infants), and telbivudine 600 mg (83 studies, with 6036.
Epivir (lamivudine) Tyzeka (telbivudine) Viread (tenofovir) Chronic hepatitis B can cause severe liver damage and eventually liver failure,. Cimduo lamivudine + tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Complera rilpivirine + tenofovir disoproxil fumarate + emtricitabine Hepatitis A & B Twinrix Pneumococcal 23-valent *Drugs that are not on this list may be available through a patient assistance program from the dru • Hepatitis B Co-infection o Pregnant women presenting with Hepatitis B co-infection should be started on or switched to an HIV regime which includes 2 active Hepatitis B agents e.g. tenofovir disoproxil plus emtricitabine or lamivudine • Hepatitis C Co-infectio Hepatitis B reactivation in patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy or chemotherapy may be associated with acute hepatitis, liver failure and/or death. Aim To audit the efficacy of entecavir as compared to lamivudine for the prophylaxis of HBV reactivation in patients with haematological disease receiving immunosuppression or chemotherapy Both were lamivudine-naive before and switched to tenofovir. Lamivudine was free of drug related adverse events. In the lamivudine group, 21 and 3 patients (24/74, 32.4%) had to switch to tenofovir and entecavir, respectively, because of viral breakthrough at the follow-up. Adefovir dipivoxil therapy for lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B in.
Lamivudine monotherapy is generally not considered an adequate treatment for hepatitis B, since the risk for hepatitis B resistance development is high. If Dovato is used in patients co-infected with hepatitis B an additional antiviral is therefore generally needed. Reference should be made to treatment guidelines At the end of 48 weeks, none the patients had developed the amino acid substitutions within HBV DNA polymerase that are associated with phenotypic resistance to tenofovir or other drugs used to treat hepatitis B. Tenofovir produced a similar HBV DNA response in patients who had previously received lamivudine and in those who had not Treatment of hepatitis B: Emtricitabine is active against hepatitis B virus,() but is not currently approved for treatment of hepatitis B infection.Few data are available on the safety and efficacy of emtricitabine in patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis B.() DHHS guidelines suggest inclusion of either emtricitabine or lamivudine, plus tenofovir, in the antiretroviral regimens of.
Table 1: Characteristics of included studies - Systematic review with network meta-analysis: Comparative efficacy of oral nucleos(t)ide analogues for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced hepatitis B virus reactivatio JMV-11-2334.R3(22192) Journal of Medical Virology 9999:1-4 (2011) Lamivudine Resistance Mutations in European Patients With Hepatitis B and Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis B Lucia Taramasso,1 Patrizia Caligiuri,2 Antonio Di Biagio,1* Bianca Bruzzone,2 Raffaella Rosso,1 Giancarlo Icardi,2 and Claudio Viscoli1 1 Infectious Diseases Department, San Martino Hospital and University of. Prevalence and profile of mutations associated with lamivudine therapy in Indian patients with chronic hepatitis B in the surface and polymerase genes of hepatitis B virus. Save to Library. Download