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Repeated course of interferon treatment in chronic hepatitis B in childhood

  • R. Giacchino
  • A. Timitilli
  • E. Cristina
  • G. Giambartolomei
  • D. Leonardi
  • F. Caocci
  • C. Cirillo
Part of the Archives of Virology book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 4)

Summary

Ten children affected by HBV chronic hepatitis, not responding to a previous treatment with interferon (IFN), have been treated with a reiterated IFN therapy. The response obtained is not encouraging and only one patient became negative for HBeAg and HBV-DNA.

Keywords

Chronic Hepatitis Virological Response Interferon Treatment Lymphoblastoid Interferon Human Lymphoblastoid Interferon 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Giacchino
    • 1
    • 3
  • A. Timitilli
    • 1
  • E. Cristina
    • 1
  • G. Giambartolomei
    • 2
  • D. Leonardi
    • 1
  • F. Caocci
    • 1
  • C. Cirillo
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica Malattie InfettiveUniversité di GenovaItaly
  2. 2.Divisione Malattie Infettive I.G.G.Istituto G. GasliniGenovaItaly
  3. 3.I Clinica Malattia InfettiveUniversità di Genova, Instituto Giannina GasliniGenovaItaly

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