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Efficacy of the Therapeutic Vaccine TG4040 Combined With Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin in Chronic HCV Patients

2014-08-27 03:16:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective of this protocol is to study the effect of the standard of care in hepatitis C (pegylated interferon and ribavirin) associated with therapeutic vaccine TG4040 on the viral load of treatment-naïve patients with chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C infection.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

Intervention

pegylated interferon and ribavirin, TG4040 + SOC, TG4040 + SOC

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Transgene

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:26-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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