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Pegasys Clinical Trial In Hepatitis C

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Ask the Experts

Effectiveness of Pegasys towards Genotype 1a Hepatitis C

Dear Expert,My daughter was diagnosed with Genotype 1a hepatitis C. She get it from blood transfusion when she was born prematurely. Now she is 25 and thinking about joining a trail (if qualify) for getting pegylated interferon alfa-2a with...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...very common with treatment and if it does occur almost always resolves after treatment is completed. The decision to enter a clinical trial depends on her specific results and the details of the study. Clinical trials typically study a new drug... Read more »

Coinfection Treatment- Does old Mono treatment work better for acute patients

There is a lot of conflicting information for the best tratment for a coinfection. As I prepare to... Read more »

Treatment suggestion for Hepatitis C virus

My father is suffering from Hepatitis C virus (Genotype 3A). Doctor suggested for treatment of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gene Predicts Response to Hepatitis C Drugs: Study

...could explain why some racial and ethnic groups respond differently to standard hepatitis C treatment, a new study finds. In a clinical trial of 1,671 people with the most common form of hepatitis C who were taking either of two standard... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...situations, I found them to be a very, very good resource to go through. Let me ask you two closing questions. You were in a clinical trial for coinfected people, Greg? Greg: It was for HIV. Both Dan and I were in separate clinical trials.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

...completing treatment. Many experts think ofSVR as a cure. SVR rates are usually the most important results to lookfor from a clinical trial. SVR-12 is used in research, meaning that a person is still undetectable 12 weeks after finishing... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...logs" (100-fold) or more at 12 weeks. When this was achieved by means of therapy with peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in a clinical trial, 1 65% of patients achieved SVR. Only 3% of patients who did not have a 2-log drop achieved SVR. ... 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 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 »


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 »