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Targeting Hepatitis C Treatment: the Importance of Interleukin (IL)-28, BMC Medicine Reveals


1/8/2013 7:32:05 AM

A metanalysis published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine has confirmed that polymorphisms (SNP) in the gene coding for interleukin-28 (IL28B) influence natural hepatitis C viral (HCV) clearance and response to pegylated interferon-a plus ribavirin (PEG-IFN/RBV). Information about IL28B genotype could be used to provide personalized medicine and target treatment options effectively.

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