High dosage alpha-interferon for treatment of children and young adults with chronic hepatitis C disease.

@article{Marcellini1997HighDA,
  title={High dosage alpha-interferon for treatment of children and young adults with chronic hepatitis C disease.},
  author={Massimo Marcellini and Loreta A Kondili and Donatella Comparcola and Enea Spada and Maria Rita Sartorelli and Monica Palumbo and Maria Rapicetta},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={1049-53}
}
BACKGROUND There are limited data on the use of high interferon (IFN) dosage for treatment of children and young adults with hepatitis C virus infection and in those affected by thalassemia major (TM). OBJECTIVES To assess the response of children and young adults with chronic hepatitis C disease, including those affected by TM, to high dose natural alpha-interferon (IFN-alpha). To evaluate the effect of iron overload in response to high dose IFN-alpha in young chronic hepatitis C virus… CONTINUE READING

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