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A polymorphism near IL28B is associated with spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus and jaundice.
BACKGROUND & AIMS A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) upstream of the IL28B gene has been associated with response of patients with chronic hepatitis C to therapy with pegylated interferon andExpand
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Outcome in a hepatitis C (genotype 1b) single source outbreak in Germany--a 25-year multicenter study.
BACKGROUND/AIMS The natural course of the hepatitis C virus genotype 1b (HCV-1b) infection is still unclear but important for therapeutic decisions. There are few unbiased long-term follow-up studiesExpand
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Evaluation of liver disease progression in the German hepatitis C virus (1b)‐contaminated anti‐D cohort at 35 years after infection
The natural course of HCV infection remains controversial. The German HCV (1b)‐contaminated anti‐D cohort provides an ideal population to investigate the natural course of HCV infection in a large,Expand
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[Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in adults].
Seasonal influenza causes yearly increased morbidity and mortality especially in older adults and patients with a comorbidity. Vaccination coverage in Germany reaches 60 % in the age group of personsExpand
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Amebic liver abscess--rare need for percutaneous treatment modalities.
BACKGROUND Given the often unspecific symptoms of amebic liver abscess, an analysis was done to recognize the most common patterns of presentation. Since treatment recommendations are stillExpand
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Muskuläre Sarkozystose nach Malaysiareise: eine Fallserie aus Deutschland
Hintergrund: Seit 2011 wurde weltweit bei ca. 100 Besuchern der Insel Tioman, Malaysia, die Verdachtsdiagnose einer muskularen Sarkozystose gemeldet, einer bislang nur sporadisch beobachtetenExpand
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[Muscular sarcocystosis after travel to Malaysia: a case series from Germany].
BACKGROUND Since 2011, about 100 travellers to the island of Tioman, Malaysia, have been diagnosed worldwide with suspected muscular sarcocystosis, a previously only sporadically observed parasiticExpand
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20 G2) were included. SVR was defined as undetectable HCVRNA at 24 weeks of follow up. The SNP analysis of rs12979860 variant was determined in 50ng of DNA by RT-PCR using specific oligonucleotideExpand
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Management der akuten und chronischen Reisediarrhoe
Die akute Reisediarrhoe beginnt innerhalb weniger Tage nach Eintreffen im Reiseland und sistiert in den meisten Fallen nach 3–5 Tagen. Die haufigsten Erreger bei der akuten Reisediarrhoe sind ETECs,Expand
[Vaccination for travel].