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Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases

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Abstract

VIGANI, Aline Gonzalez et al. Extended treatment with interferon and ribavirin in a hemodialysis patient with chronic hepatitis C. Braz J Infect Dis [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.2, pp.193-196. ISSN 1413-8670.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-86702010000200016.

Hemodialysis patient with chronic HCV infection,who was started on monotherapy with interferon.Qualitative HCV RNA remained positive at 12 weeks of treatment; ribavirin was associated. HCV RNA was negative at week 24 and treatment was extended to 72 weeks. HCV RNA negative six months after treatment.

Keywords : hepatitis C virus; hemodialysis; treatment; interferon; ribavirin.

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