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To evaluate the efficacy of pegylated interferon alfa-2a 40 kD (PEGASYS) combination therapy with ribavirin (Copegus)given for 24 or 48 weeks in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) virus infection genotype 2 or 3 who responded during (i.e. had HCV-RNA <50 IU/mL at the end of previous therapy), but relapsed after (i.e. had detectable HCV-RNA after the end of prior treatment) previous therapy with pegylated interferon and ribavirin given for at least 12 weeks and at most 24 weeks.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Chronic Hepatitis C
Pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin, Pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin, Pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin
Dept of Infectious Diseases, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:18:21-0400
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A recombinant alfa interferon consisting of 165 amino acids with arginine at positions 23 and 34. It is used extensively as an antiviral and antineoplastic agent.
A recombinant alfa interferon consisting of 165 amino acids with lysine at position 23 and histidine at position 34. It is used extensively as an antiviral and antineoplastic agent.
A recombinant alfa interferon consisting of 165 amino acid residues with arginine in position 23 and histidine in position 34. It is used extensively as an antiviral and antineoplastic agent.
Interferon secreted by leukocytes, fibroblasts, or lymphoblasts in response to viruses or interferon inducers other than mitogens, antigens, or allo-antigens. They include alpha- and beta-interferons (INTERFERON-ALPHA and INTERFERON-BETA).
An interferon regulatory factor that binds upstream TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATORY ELEMENTS in the GENES for INTERFERON-ALPHA and INTERFERON-BETA. It functions as a transcriptional activator for the INTERFERON TYPE I genes.
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