Eiger Announces Presentation of Prevalence Data of Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) Infection in the U.S. at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in Chicago

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., (EIGR) today announced HDV/HBV co-infection prevalence data from an International Classification of Diseases (ICD) analysis presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in Chicago, Illinois.  Results from two longitudinal patient databases showed a consistently growing number of newly diagnosed HDV patients in the US and a markedly higher than previously estimated incidence of HDV co-infection among chronic HBV patients in the US.