TITLE

Immune Therapeutic Strategies in Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Virus or Inflammation Control?

AUTHOR(S)
Bertoletti, Antonio; Gehring, Adam J.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
PLoS Pathogens;Dec2013, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses immune therapeutic strategies in chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. It describes the immunological profile of HBV control, as well as the strategies for the restoration of adaptive immunity in chronic HBV patients. The article also discusses ways to directly stimulate intrahepatic innate immunity and explores whether the reduction of liver inflammation is a valuable therapeutic strategy for chronic HBV infection (CHB) infection.
ACCESSION #
93395273

 

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