TITLE

TNF-α in Chronic Hepatitis C: The Smoking Gun?

AUTHOR(S)
Kowdley, Kris V.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1999, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p1132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Examines the role of tumor necrosis factor α in the development of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Mode of transmission of HCV; Mechanisms that have been proposed to explain the inability of the immune system to clear the virus; Clinical evidence showing a correlation between plasma tumor necrosis factor α level and serum alanine aminotransferase.
ACCESSION #
16070711

 

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