Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 14th, 2005
According to a report from Italy, "natural immune responses, both cellular and humoral, are not capable of terminating HCV infection in most patients."
"The aim of this study was to evaluate: a) the importance of the immune system in the pathogenesis of chronic HCV infection; b) analysis of successful immunoresponses in persons infected with C virus; c) immuno mechanisms in the progression of hepatic damage; d) different cytokine profiles from patients with persistent and self-limited hepatitis C virus infection and; e) development of new antiviral strategies when virus is...
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