Virological response and resistance mutations to NS3/4A inhibitors in hepatitis C virus-human immunodeficiency virus coinfection
Alissa Naqvi, Brigitte Dunais, Francine de Salvador-Guillouet, Isabelle Perbost, Jacques Durant, Pascal Pugliese, Pierre Marie Roger, Infectious Diseases Department, Archet Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 06200 Nice, France
Valérie Giordanengo, Virology Laboratory, Archet Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 06200 Nice, France
Aline Joulié, Eric Rosenthal, Internal Medicine Department, Archet Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 06200 Nice, France
Author contributions: Naqvi A, Dunais B and Rosenthal E designed the research study; Pugliese P and Joulié A extracted the data from the database; Naqvi A, Giordanengo V, Dunais B, Joulié A and Rosenthal E interpreted the final data analysis and wrote the report; all authors read and critically commented on the paper.
Institutional review board statement: No Ethics Committee approval was required. The data collected in the Nadis® database and details of the networking organization have been submitted to the French National Commission on Informatics and Rights (CNIL).
Informed consent statement: All patients provide written informed consent prior to the inclusion of their data in the Nadis® database.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Rosenthal E reported receiving honoraria for participation in advisory boards for Gilead Sciences Inc, Abbvie and travel grants from Abbvie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences Inc, Janssen and Merck. The remaining authors have no conflict of interest to declare in relationship with this article.
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Correspondence to: Eric Rosenthal, Professor, Internal Medicine Department, Archet Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 51 Route de Saint-Antoine, 06200 Nice, France. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: November 19, 2014
Peer-review started: November 20, 2014
First decision: December 12, 2014
Revised: March 17, 2015
Accepted: July 21, 2015
Article in press: July 23, 2015
Published online: August 28, 2015