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Assessment of immune response during hepatitis B and HIV coinfection

Key Contact: Jose Debes | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: June 2017 to June 2018

Country(ies): Uganda


Contact Information

debes003@umn.edu

Activity Description

The aim of the study is to evaluate whether blood leukocytes express a higher level of functional impairment of immune parameters during co-infection with both HBV and HIV when compared to HBV mono-infection.

Activity Types

Research

Academic Health Center Units

Medical School
     Department of Medicine

Other Academic Health Center Units
     Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR)

Other Collaborators

Andre Boonstra, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Ponsiano Ocama, Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Partner Organizations

Makerere University
Mulago Hospital Gastrointestinal tract (GIT) Clinic
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Sponsors

University of Minnesota AHC Global Health Seed Grant (via Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility)

Activity Topics

HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease

Status

Current