Clinical impact of genotype 1 TT virus infection in patients with chronic hepatitis C and response of TT virus to alpha-interferon.

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BACKGROUND The relationship between genotype 1 TT virus (TTV) infection and the status of chronic hepatitis C was studied. METHODS A total of 52 patients with chronic hepatitis C who were treated with interferon (IFN)-alpha were enrolled in the present study. Of those, 12 were infected with genotype 1 TTV and 40 were uninfected. RESULTS Clinical… (More)

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