Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 10th, 2006
"Many patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) have persistently normal serum ALT levels. We compared characteristics of chronic hepatitis C patients with patients with normal and elevated ALT levels using data from 3 randomized phase III trials of peginterferon alfa-2a (40 kDa)," wrote M.L. Shiffman and colleagues, Virginia Commonwealth University.
They continued, "The characteristics of 480 patients with normal ALT values (on 2:3 occasions without any increases in ALT level over a 6- to 18-month period) and:1993...
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