Functionally distinct T-cell epitopes within the hepatitis C virus non-structural 3 protein.

Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is an uncommon phenomenon. To understand the mechanism of viral persistence despite active cellular and humoral responses, we examined the in vitro cytokine response of PBMC from an HCV sero-positive, asymptomatic individual to recombinant intact antigen and sixty-nine overlapping peptides of the HCV non… CONTINUE READING