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Gastroenterologia Japonica

, Volume 26, Supplement 3, pp 230–233 | Cite as

Hepatitis C virus infection and antiviral treatment

  • Masao Omata
  • Osamu Yokosuka
  • Kazuhiko Hosoda
  • Naoya Kato
  • Yoshimi Ito
  • Masao Ohto
Article

Keywords

Hepatitis Interferon Chronic Active Hepatitis Chronic Persistent Hepatitis NANB Hepatitis 
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© The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masao Omata
    • 1
  • Osamu Yokosuka
    • 1
  • Kazuhiko Hosoda
    • 1
  • Naoya Kato
    • 1
  • Yoshimi Ito
    • 1
  • Masao Ohto
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of MedicineChiba University School of MedicineChibaJapan

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