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Lack of rapid virological response predicts interferon-alpha2b/ribavirin therapy failure in HCV genotype 2 patients: a single-centre study.

Authors
  • Rumi, Maria Grazia
  • Aghemo, Alessio
  • D'Ambrosio, Roberta
  • Ronchi, Guido
  • Del Ninno, Ersilio
  • Gallus, Silvano
  • Colombo, Massimo
Type
Published Article
Journal
Antiviral therapy
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
12
Issue
7
Pages
1033–1040
Identifiers
PMID: 18018761
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite the prevalence of moderators of treatment outcome, HCV-2 patients showed as high sustained virological response rates as those reported in registration trials for HCV-2 and HCV-3 pooled patients; pegylated interferon therapy failure was predicted by lack of rapid virological response.

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