T-lymphocyte response to hepatitis C virus in different clinical courses of infection.

@article{Botarelli1993TlymphocyteRT,
  title={T-lymphocyte response to hepatitis C virus in different clinical courses of infection.},
  author={P Botarelli and Maurizia Rossana Brunetto and M A Minutello and Pierluigi Calvo and Derya Unutmaz and Amy J. Weiner and Q L Choo and Jeffrey R. Shuster and G F Kuo and Ferruccio Bonino},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1993},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={580-7}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the role played by the immune response in the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection, the CD4+ T-lymphocyte response to viral antigens was studied in infected individuals with different clinical courses. METHODS Using six recombinant proteins of hepatitis C virus, the study assessed the proliferative responses of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from 41 patients with chronic hepatitis C, 11 patients whose chronic hepatitis was successfully treated with interferon alfa… CONTINUE READING

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