Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 15th, 1996
In those who are chronically infected with hepatitis C, both viral load and hepatitis C virus genotype may have clinical relevance. Numerous reports have indicated that serum HCV RNA levels and HCV genotype may be predictive of a sustained response to interferon alpha (IFN-(alpha)) therapy.
"In studies exploring the clinical significance of and relationship between viral load and genotype, it is essential that the method used to quantitate viral load be unaffected by the...
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