Effect of immune globulin on the prevention of experimental hepatitis C virus infection.


The efficacy of postexposure prophylaxis for the prevention of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection was studied in experimentally infected chimpanzees. Three chimpanzees were inoculated with HCV: Two were treated 1 h later with anti-HCV--negative intravenous immune globulin (IGIV) or hepatitis C immune globulin (HCIG), and a third animal was not treated. HCV… (More)


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