To have a
‘co-infection’ or be ‘co-infected’ means to have infection with two or more
viruses at the same time. This term is often used in the context of hepatitis C
and HIV, but can also be applied to other combinations of conditions.
be implications for care and treatment if someone has a co-infection. For
example, one condition might affect how the other progresses, or there may be
interactions between the drugs used to treat the two conditions.