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A rational approach to the management of hepatitis C infection

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The natural course of chronic hepatitis C is not fully defined. A range of disease exists—from mild asymptomatic infection with few consequences to serious disease with dire sequelae. Pretreatment assessments of viral load and genotype or serotype may help in predicting response. It is difficult to indicate the prognosis for younger patients with mild disease; they may need to be considered for treatment, so that the opportunity to avoid later disease is not forfeited.It is not yet clear whether patients who are more responsive to interferon have a better prognosis

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Dusheiko, G.M., Khakoo, Salim I., Soni, P. and Grellier, L.A. (1996) A rational approach to the management of hepatitis C infection British Medical Journal, 312, (7027), pp. 357-364. (doi:10.1136/bmj.312.7027.357). (PMID:8611836).

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Published date: 10 February 1996
Organisations: Clinical & Experimental Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 337598
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/337598
ISSN: 0959-8138
PURE UUID: 6a9d6f0a-7641-4974-9a03-3f5947ea3b3e

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Date deposited: 30 Apr 2012 13:05
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:02

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Author: G.M. Dusheiko
Author: Salim I. Khakoo
Author: P. Soni
Author: L.A. Grellier

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