Increased comorbidity burden among HDV infection vs HBV mono-infection among commercially insured adults in the United States: An All-Payer Claims Database analysis

Increased comorbidity burden among HDV infection vs HBV mono-infection among commercially insured adults in the United States: An All-Payer Claims Database analysis

Abstract BACKGROUND: Hepatitis delta is caused by a defective RNA virus (HDV) that requires the presence of hepatitis B surface antigen for replication and transmission. Compared to hepatitis B virus (HBV) monoinfection, patients with HDV have a greater risk of...
Increased comorbidity burden among HDV infection vs HBV mono-infection among commercially insured adults in the United States: An All-Payer Claims Database analysis

Hepatitis delta among commercially insured patients in the United States: An analysis of prevalence, patient characteristics, and socioeconomic status

Abstract BACKGROUND: Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) requires hepatitis B virus (HBV) for its replication. HDV infection leads to the most severe form of viral hepatitis, which is associated with an increased risk of liver-related morbidity and mortality. HDV prevalence...