Brief communication: case reports of ribavirin treatment for chronic hepatitis E.

@article{Mallet2010BriefCC,
  title={Brief communication: case reports of ribavirin treatment for chronic hepatitis E.},
  author={Vincent Mallet and Elisabeth Nicand and Philippe Sultanik and Catherine Chakvetadze and Sophie Tess{\'e} and Eric Thervet and Luc Mouthon and Philippe Sogni and Stanislas Pol},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={153 2},
  pages={85-9}
}
BACKGROUND There is currently no accepted treatment of chronic hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection. OBJECTIVE To report 2 patients in whom ribavirin therapy seemed to alter the natural history of chronic HEV infection. DESIGN Case reports. SETTING Hepatology unit of a tertiary care center in France. PATIENTS A kidney and pancreas transplant recipient and a patient with idiopathic CD4(+) T lymphocytopenia, both with biopsy-proven chronic HEV infection. INTERVENTION Patients received oral… CONTINUE READING