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This 2 arm study will evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of prophylactic PEGASYS plus COPEGUS after liver transplantation for hepatitis C, compared to initiation of antiviral therapy at the time of clinical recurrence of hepatitis C infection. The anticipated time on study treatment is 3-12 months, and the target sample size is 100-500 individuals.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Hepatitis C, Chronic
peginterferon alfa-2a (40KD) [PEGASYS], Copegus
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:51:58-0400
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A closely related group of antigens found in the plasma only during the infective phase of hepatitis B or in virulent chronic hepatitis B, probably indicating active virus replication; there are three subtypes which may exist in a complex with immunoglobulins G.
A defective virus, containing particles of RNA nucleoprotein in virion-like form, present in patients with acute hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis. It requires the presence of a hepadnavirus for full replication. This is the lone species in the genus Deltavirus.
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