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The relationship between the behavior of hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication markers and the response to treatment with recombinant alpha-2b interferon (IFN) was investigated in 11 patients with chronic hepatitis. At the end of 6 months of treatment, 4 patients showed a complete response to IFN: 2 more patients had seroconversion to HBeAb after 8 and 9… (More)
The effects of IFN treatment were retrospectively evaluated for 18 drug-addict patients with symptomatic HIV infection and chronic hepatitis C. Most of the patients were receiving concomitant treatment with zidovudine. Seven out of the 18 patients (39%) stopped IFN after less than three months, most of them for non-compliance. Among the 11 patients who… (More)
Twenty-four patients with HCV and NonBNonC chronic hepatitis--4 with HIV coinfection--were treated with r-IFN alpha for at least six months. In this period 62.5% of patients show a normalization of ALT but not a sustained remission. Non-responders have histologically more severe and long-lasting chronic hepatitis.