Journal article

Hepatitis B and Delta Virus Are Prevalent but Often Subclinical Co-Infections among HIV Infected Patients in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa: A Cross-Sectional Study

Bo Langhoff Honge, Sanne Jespersen, Candida Medina, David da Silva Te, Zacarias Jose da Silva, Sharon Lewin, Lars Ostergaard, Christian Erikstrup, Christian Wejse, Alex Lund Laursen, Henrik Krarup


University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Lundbeck Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

The study was supported by the Bandim health project, 'Overlaege Johan Boserup og Lise Boserups Legat', 'Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond', 'Jacob og Olga Madsens Fond' and 'Aase og Ejnar Danielsens Fond'. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (Global Fund) supported the data collection during 2009-2013 through the 'Secretariado National de Luta contra o Sida' in Guinea-Bissau. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA) provided a travel grant for BLH. Aarhus University, Denmark supported a one year scholarship for BLH. Abbott provided serology reagents. WAPHIR and IeDEA supported data collection in Bissau. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.