1990-2010: two decades of interferon-based therapy.

  title={1990-2010: two decades of interferon-based therapy.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Asunci{\'o}n But{\'i} and Rafael Esteban},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  volume={15 3},
Twenty-five years have passed since interferon-α was first used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection, and even now it remains an essential part of the standard of care for this condition. At present, the recommended treatment is a combination of pegylated interferon and ribavirin A. There have been enormous advances in our understanding of the mechanisms through which interferon works and in identifying factors related to the response to this treatment. Even with the development of… CONTINUE READING


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