Multispecilic T cell response and negative HCV RNA tests during acute HCV infection are early prognostic factors of spontaneous clearance
- Sulkowski (J Infect Dis 2013; 207(suppl 1):S26â€“32). // Journal of Infectious Diseases;Jun2013, Vol. 207 Issue 12, p1940
A correction to the article "Current Management of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Patients With HIV Co-infection," by Sulkowski in June 2013 issues is presented.
- Influence of CD4 Cell Counts on the Genetic Heterogeneity of Hepatitis C Virus in Patients Coinfected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Roque-Alfonso, Anne Marie; Robain, Mathieu; Simoneau, Danielle; Rodriguez-Mathieu, Patricia; Gigou, Michèle; Meyer, Laurence; Dussaix, Elisabeth // Journal of Infectious Diseases;3/15/2002, Vol. 185 Issue 6, p728
To study the effects of reduced CD4 T cell activity on hepatitis C virus (HCV) genetic heterogeneity, HCV quasi-species complexity and diversification over time were analyzed for 56 human immunodeficiency virus-coinfected patients. Patients were selected retrospectively from the French...
- Need more surveys. // Down to Earth;1/16/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p39
The article focuses on a research conducted by the U.S-based nonprofit organization I-MAK, which shows that 273,000 Indians could be infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV).
- The hepatitis C disaster. McGregor, Maurice // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/02/98, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p1461
Editorial. Presents the author's views on the Canadian government offering financial assistance to Canadians infected by the hepatitis C virus through the blood system between January 1, 1986 and July 1, 1990. Complex problem; The possible avoidance of some of the infections; The fairness of...
- Hepatitis C as medical misadventure. Hoey, John // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/02/98, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p1463
Editorial. Discusses the compensation package for Canadians that were infected with Hepatitis C virus from January 1, 1986 to July 1, 1990. New Zealand's medical compensation packages; Canada's compensation plans.
- Antigen specific cellular response in patients with Hepatitis C virus infection and its association with HLA alleles. // International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medi;Mar2011, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p273
An abstract of the article "Antigen specific cellular response in patients with Hepatitis C virus infection and its association with HLA alleles," by Chinmaya Mahapatra and Anuradha S Tripathy is presented.
- Infection with hepatitis C virus genotype 4 is associated with a poor response to interferon-alpha. Sherman, Morris; Marinos, George; Sedarati, Farhad; Sherman, M; Marinos, G; Sedarati, F // Annals of Internal Medicine;11/20/2001, Vol. 135 Issue 10, p927
Focuses on the response of patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 4 to interferon-alpha. Improvement in the initial and sustained virologic response during and after treatment with peginterferon-aplha2a; Normalization of the serum alanine aminotransferase concentrations; Increase of...
- Role of Non-hepatic Medical Comorbidity and Functional Limitations in Predicting Mortality in Patients with HCV. Natarajan, Yamini; White, Donna; El-Serag, Hashem; Ramsey, David; Richardson, Peter; Kuzniarek, Jill; Shukla, Richa; Tansel, Aylin; Kanwal, Fasiha // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Jan2017, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p76
Background: Medical comorbidities and functional status limitations are determinants of mortality in many chronic diseases. The extent to which survival in the rapidly aging cohort of patients with HCV is affected by these competing causes of mortality remains unclear. Aim: We sought to...
- Living with hepatitis C, multiple issues to face. Coudray, Mathilde; De Carvalho, Elisabete // Retrovirology;2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 9 Issue Supplment 1, p1
An abstract of the article "Living with hepatitis C, multiple issues to face," by Mathilde Coudray and Elisabete de Carvalho is presented.