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Though HCV is considered to hepatotropic virus, some investigations suggest that the virus infects peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) that might support to viral resistance in the course of anti-viral therapy (Cavalheiro et al.
Upon admission, hepatic profile was taken (results are shown in Table 1) as well as hepatotropic virus serology, which was negative.
Patients with HIV are likely to be co infected with other viruses due to immune suppression and high risk behaviour Hepatotropic virus commonly co-infect HIV infected patients with a increased risk for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C virus infection [2-3].