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Rare Mixed HCV Genotypes Found in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Key clinical point: Regular monitoring of treatment response is needed, particularly when pangenotypic treatment is not used.

Major finding: Researchers detected 4.4% mixed HCV genotype infections.

Study details: Virus fragments were sequenced from 50 HIV+ and 18 HIV– patients recently infected with HCV.

Disclosures: The study was funded by the French government; the authors reported having no conflicts.