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  • thirdmeinvestor thirdmeinvestor Sep 26, 2009 7:18 PM Flag

    Human genetic variants that clear HCV

    The standard of care at the moment is the combination treatment with Interferon and Ribavirin. This therapy clears genotype 1 virus in only about 50% (average) of infected patients. Telaprevir has the potential to raise the curable fraction to better than 0.8.

 
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