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The γ-glutamyl transpeptidase-to-platelet ratio as a predictor of liver fibrosis in patients co-infected with HBV and HIV

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  • Contributors AB and JB were responsible for data management, performed statistical analysis and drafted the manuscript. KL was responsible for oversight of the French HIV-HBV Cohort and provided critical edits of the manuscript. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript.

  • Funding This work was supported in part by the Institut de Médecine et d'Epidémiologie Appliquée and received additional grants from ANRS (Agence Nationale de Recherche sur le Sida et les Hépatites). Gilead Sciences provided an unrestricted grant for the French HIV-HBV cohort and was not involved in any part of the data collection, analysis, and writing. Postdoctoral fellowships from the ANRS and SIDACTION were awarded to AB.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière and Hôpital Saint-Antoine Ethics Committees (Paris, France).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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