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Safety and Efficacy Study of Peginterferon Lambda-1a vs. Peginterferon Alfa-2a, Plus Ribavirin in Subjects With Genotype 1 Hepatitis C

2014-10-07 17:53:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if 48 weeks of therapy with Peginterferon Lambda plus Ribavirin is effective and safe for a treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) compared to therapy with Peginterferon alfa-2a plus Ribavirin.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

Intervention

Peginterferon Lambda-1a, Ribavirin, Peginterferon alfa-2a

Location

Local Institution
Hradec Kralove
Distrito Federal
Czech Republic
500 05

Status

Suspended

Source

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-10-07T17:53:22-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera: AVIHEPADNAVIRUS and ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS. Hepadnaviruses include HEPATITIS B VIRUS, duck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, DUCK), heron hepatitis B virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woodchuck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, WOODCHUCK).

A species in the genus HEPATOVIRUS containing one serotype and two strains: HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS and Simian hepatitis A virus causing hepatitis in humans (HEPATITIS A) and primates, respectively.

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A strain of HEPATITIS A VIRUS which causes hepatitis in humans. The virus replicates in hepatocytes and is presumed to reach the intestine via the bile duct. Transmission occurs by the fecal-oral route.

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