Spontaneous resolution of chronic hepatitis C virus infection: are we missing something?

@article{Lauer2006SpontaneousRO,
  title={Spontaneous resolution of chronic hepatitis C virus infection: are we missing something?},
  author={Georg M Lauer and Arthur Y. Kim},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={
          953-4
        }
}
(See the article by Scott et al. on pages 945–52). One of the puzzling features of infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is that, even among healthy and fully immunocom-petent individuals, up to 80% of individuals with HCV infection develop persistent viremia, with the potential consequences of liver cirrhosis, liver failure , and hepatocellular carcinoma [1]. On the other hand, one could argue that the glass is at least partially full, because a significant proportion of persons with HCV… CONTINUE READING

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