Long-term low dose interferon alpha-2b in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in multi-ethnic patients in Hawaii.

The antiviral and immunomodulatory effects of interferon were assessed in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in multi-ethnic patients to prevent viral replication and chronic liver damage. Five million units of recombinant interferon alpha-2b were administered three times a week for 48 weeks to a group of 18 chronic active hepatitis B patients. A complete… CONTINUE READING