Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 10th, 1999
A study from Japan showed that hepatitis C virus RNA disappeared following short-course treatment in a hepatitis C virus (HCV) positive patient with autoimmune hepatitis-like serological manifestations.
"We believe this to be the first reported case in which eradication of HCV was achieved by corticosteroid therapy alone, without the introduction of interferon," M. Yoshikawa and colleagues from Kashihara's Nara Medical University wrote ("Disappearance of Serum HCV RNA After Short-Term Prednisolone Therapy in a Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C Associated with...
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