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Hepatitis C Prevention Through Vaccination

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Hepatitis C immunity?

I know once you had Hep A or B and cleared the virus naturally after the acute infection you are immune and can never get the virus again. But I know that there is a 20% chance for Hep C to be cleared after an acute infection, and if that happens...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Great question. If you clear hepatitis C, you can still get it again after reexposure. I have seen this several times. Read more »

hepatitis c and hiv

my partner is hep c and hiv i am also hiv.. we are very much in love and we would like to have sex... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

St. Louis University to Begin Trial of Preventive Hepatitis C Vaccine

... St. Louis University 's Center for Vaccine Development is launching the first clinical trial of a hepatitis C vaccine in the United States, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The trial, which will be conducted in conjunction with Read more »
Project Inform

Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

... As discussed earlier, newer hepatitis C treatments are currently being studied that hopefully will not only cure more people but will also reduce its many side effects Read more »
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

... Of the hepatitis alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Newsletter on HIV/AIDS Treatment, Clinical Trials; Hepatitis C Treatment Program; Articles on AIDS Law, Vaccine Research

...antiretroviral medication through state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs to access a national program to provide medication to treat chronic hepatitis C at no cost (NASTAD release , 2/18). AIDS & Public Policy Journal , American Bar... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »