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Most hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected individuals seeking treatment are chronically infected. Treatment goal is to achieve a sustained virological response (SVR), which is the absence of serum HCV R...

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Warning: Reactivation of Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection During Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

SYNOPSIS: Prior to initiation of hepatitis C virus treatment with direct-acting antivirals, patients should be screened for hepatitis B virus coinfection. Those who are hepatitis B virus-infected shou...

Introducing Epclusa

The treatment options for hepatitis C infections just gained a member to the club. There are six genotypes (numbered 1-6) of the hepatitis C virus. Previously, hepatitis C medications generally worked...

Hepatitis C

Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the six genotypes related to hepatitis C virus (HCV). 2. List the medications and treatment options for the 6 genotypes of HCV. 3. Describe the testing for HCV a...

Provisional NICE recommendation for Gilead’s Hepatitis C treatment

NICE has issued provisional guidance recommending the use of Gilead Sciences’ Epclusa (sofosbuvir 400 mg/velpatasvir 100 mg) for the treatment of adult chronic hepatitis C genotype 1-6 patients in E...

FDA approves a Gilead pill that is first to treat all forms of hepatitis C

The drug maker's new treatment can be used for all six strains of hepatitis C, and at about $75,000 for a 12-week course of treatment, it costs less than two…

The AIDS Institute Recognizes World Hepatitis Day – Hepatitis Can Be Eliminated as a Public Health Threat

The AIDS Institute is proud to support the World Health Organization’s World Hepatitis Day, and its goal of eliminating hepatitis globally. World Hepatitis Day, created in 2010, is one of only four ...

Prednisolone increases infection in alcoholic hepatitis

Using prednisolone to treat elevating bacterial DNA in patients with alcoholic hepatitis increases the likelihood of developing infection within 7 days of treatment, according to data presented at the...

HCV: Getting the Cure to Those Who Need It

A special issue of The American Journal of Managed Care brought the topic of funding hepatitis C treatment into the spotlight: covering everything from who has access to the new treatments and what ar...

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Antiviral treatment and liver-related complications in hepatitis delta.

Hepatitis delta is the most severe form of viral hepatitis. Pegylated interferon alfa (PEG- IFNα) is effective in only 25-30% of patients and is associated with frequent side effects. The aim of this...

Update on Hepatitis C treatment: Systematic review of clinical trials.

Chronic Hepatitis C is a major public health problem. The chronicity of the Hepatitis C can lead to advanced liver disease, cirrhosis and even hepatocellular carcinoma. Chronic hepatitis C is the lead...

PREVALENCE OF OCCULT HEPATITIS B INFECTION IN IRANIAN CANCER PATIENTS BEFORE CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT.

Occult hepatitis B infection is characterized by negative hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and also detectable hepatitis B virus (HBV) -DNA, with or without hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc). HB...

Quantitative hepatitis B core antibody level is associated with inflammatory activity in treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis B patients.

Previous studies have shown that hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) levels vary during different phases of disease in treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients and can be used as a predict...

Management and treatment of patients with hepatitis B.

Chronic hepatitis B is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Approximately one third of the world's population has serological evidence of past or present infection by hepatitis B virus ...

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