Study on the Role of ABCB1 and Glutathione S-transferase Gene Variants in the Association of Porphyria Cutanea Tarda and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Porphyrias are a series of metabolic diseases caused by problems with heme production. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT) is a hepatic cutaneous Porphyria caused by a defect in Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase, which can be acquired or inherited. The onset of this disease is influenced by triggering circumstances. In Argentina, PCT is highly linked to HIV infection; however,…
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