Identification of novel defective HCV clones in liver transplant recipients with recurrent HCV infection.


Patients with recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation usually have a high viral load and are generally resistant to interferon (IFN)-alpha2b plus ribavirin (RBV) therapy. However, it remains unclear whether pretreatment viral titre determines the effectiveness of combination therapy, especially in patients with a high viral load. The aim of this… (More)