pegylated interferon

Replicated association between an IL28B gene variant and a sustained response to pegylated interferon and ribavirin.

June 12, 2010

Replicated association between an IL28B gene variant and a sustained response to pegylated interferon and ribavirin. McCarthy JJ1, Li JH, Thompson A, Suchindran S, Lao XQ, Patel K, Tillmann HL, Muir AJ, McHutchison JG. Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are treated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (PEG-IFN/RBV), which is effective in less than 50% of those infected with HCV genotype 1. Genome-wide association […]