TITLE

Natural beta interferon as an initial treatment for the elderly with chronic hepatitis C

AUTHOR(S)
Komorizono, Yasuji; Sako, Katsumi
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p2103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
10807822

 

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