The objective of the study was to assess the prevalence of Hepatitis C virus infection and associated risk factors amongst HIV/AIDS adult patients in a sub-Saharan setting.
Two hundred and forty (240) HIV/AIDS patients were recruited from Comprehensive Care Center at KNH.A total of 21 days were spent in the recruitment. The mean age of the participants was 41 years with a standard deviation of 11. The ages ranged between 18 years and 76 years. Majority of the participants were between 30 and 50 years of age. 70% of recruited participants were residing in Nairobi, 16% in Kiambu, 4% in Machakos, 3% in Kajiado and 7% in other counties. 72% of all recruited participants were females, whereas males accounted for 28%. The Prevalence of HCV among Adult HIV/AIDS was 0%. Among risk factors assessed, sexually transmitted infections accounted for 20.4% of all risk factors. None of the participants had a history of intravenous drug use.