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Inside Tract - A Picture of Hepatitis C Virus on the Run

Inside Tract Spring 2013

A Picture of Hepatitis C Virus on the Run

Date: July 5, 2013


Yes, we know there’s a sameness with all the bars here hitting 100 percent— a welcome sight.
Yes, we know there’s a sameness with all the bars here hitting 100 percent—<br/>a welcome sight.

 

We’ve pulled the best bits from a bar graph that infectious disease expert Mark Sulkowski presented at last November’s annual meetings of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. In the phase II trial Sulkowski led, the two newest—and gentler—direct-acting antiviral drugs, sofusbuvir and declatasvir, taken together, “disappeared” measureable virus from patients—across the usual subtypes, whether on a half-year or three month schedule.

 
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