Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 23rd, 2005
According to a study from Italy, "the relation between hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen and HCV RNA has been confirmed in patients with chronic hepatitis C and a parallel behavior of the two markers has been described in early kinetics analysis during antiviral therapy. Variations of the core antigen to HCV RNA ratio have been reported in individual patients and the existence of nucleocapsid particles, not always associated with viral genomes, have been described."
"To assess the characteristics of HCV core antigen reactivity in relation to viremia in patients with different...
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