Published in Virus Weekly, April 5th, 2005
"Clearance of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with strong and multi-specific cellular immune responses which are often weak in chronic hepatitis C. We here report a case of spontaneous and sustained resolution of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the absence of apparent HCV-specific immunity," scientists in Germany report.
"The patient received standard antiviral therapy for chronic HCV infection and was HCV-RNA negative at the end of treatment but relapsed between follow-up week 4 and 12," A. Potthoff and colleagues, Hannover Medical School, Department...
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