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Table 4 Viral interaction of HBV and HCV in HCV/HBV-coinfected patients

From: The influence of hepatitis B virus on antiviral treatment with interferon and ribavirin in Asian patients with hepatitis C virus/hepatitis B virus coinfection: a meta-analysis

Study Geographic locale Sample size (n) Baseline HBV DNA (n) End of follow-up (n)
      HCV SVR Non- HCV SVR Baseline HBV DNA positive HBV DNA resurgence
    Positive Negative    HBV VR Overall HCV SVR Non- HCV SVR
Yu et al. [35] China 50 4 46 27 23 4 11 9 2
Liu et al. [32] Taiwan 161 76 85 123 38 38 17 NA NA
Chuang et al. [34] Taiwan 42 16 26 29 13 5 14 13 1
Hung et al. [30] Taiwan 36 18 18 25 11 3 6 4 2
Liu et al. [36] Taiwan 24 20 4 9 15 6 4 2 2
  1. NA not available, VR virological response (undetectable HBV DNA).