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Treatment with thymic extract TFX for chronic active hepatitis B.

@article{Dworniak1991TreatmentWT,
  title={Treatment with thymic extract TFX for chronic active hepatitis B.},
  author={D. Dworniak and H. Tch{\'o}rzewski and L. Pokoca and B. Tkacz and S. Drobnik and Z. Baj and M. Luciak},
  journal={Archivum immunologiae et therapiae experimentalis},
  year={1991},
  volume={39 5-6},
  pages={
          537-47
        }
}
Eighteen patients with biopsy-proven chronic active hepatitis B (CAHB) and a significantly lowered CD4+/CD8+ cell number ratio were treated with thymic factor X (TFX): group I (n = 12) - for 12 months, group II (n = 6) for 6 months. As early as 14 days after starting the treatment a lowering of CD8+ cell numbers with a rise in CD4+/CD8+ cell number ratio were found. These changes continued to progress during the next months and were accompanied by decreased in NK cell numbers with enhancement… Expand
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