TABLE 2.

HBV DNA in sera of HBsAg-negative, anti-HBc-positive patients infected with HIV

Patients statusNo. (%) positive for HBV DNANo. (%) negative for HBV DNATOTAL (%)
HCV negative, anti-HBc positive, anti-HBs negative1 (6.7)14 (93.3)15 (100)
HCV negative, anti-HBc positive, anti-HBs positive4 (7.1)52 (92.9)56 (100)
Subtotala5 (7)66 (93)71 (100)
HCV negative, anti-HBc positive, anti-HBs negative1 (3.3)29 (96.7)30 (100)
HCV negative, anti-HBc positive, anti-HBs positive2 (3.5)56 (96.5)58 (100)
Subtotalb3 (3.4)85 (96.6)88 (100)
G3 totalc8 (5)151 (95)159 (100)
  • a P > 0.99 for comparison of HCV-negative patients.

  • b P > 0.99 for comparison of HCV-positive patients.

  • c P = 0.4683 for comparison of HCV-negative and HCV-positive patients.