Induction of CXCR3- and CCR5-associated chemokines during acute hepatitis C virus infection.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Characterization of inflammatory mediators, such as chemokines, during acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection might shed some light on viral clearance mechanisms. METHODS Plasma levels of CXCR3 (CXCL9-11)- and CCR5 (CCL3-4)-associated chemokines, ALT, and HCV RNA were measured in nine injection drug users (median 26 samples/patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2010.12.033

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