Peginterferon &Alfa;-2a improved the hepatitis C virologic response in concurrent HIV and chronic hepatitis C virus infections

Chung, R.T.
January 2005
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports that peginterferon &Alfa;-2a improved the hepatitis C virologic response in concurrent HIV and chronic hepatitis C virus infections. More patients in the peginterferon α2a plus ribavirin group than in the interferon α-2a plus ribavirin group had a virologie response throughout follow-up. In patients with both HIV and hepatitis C virus infections, peginterferon α-2a plus ribavirin was more effective than interferon α-2a plus ribavirin for inducing a hepatitis C virologie response.


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