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Safety and efficacy of interferon retreatment in children with chronic hepatitis B.

Authors
  • Ballauff, A
  • Schneider, T
  • Gerner, P
  • Habermehl, P
  • Behrens, R
  • Wirth, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of pediatrics
Publication Date
May 01, 1998
Volume
157
Issue
5
Pages
382–385
Identifiers
PMID: 9625334
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A second cycle of alpha-interferon during the 3 years following the first treatment in nonresponding children with chronic hepatitis B can be safely performed but did not increase HBeAg/anti-HBe seroconversion compared with the spontaneous seroconversion rate of patients without retreatment.

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