Impact of weight-based ribavirin with peginterferon alfa-2b in African Americans with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Hepatitis C
  • Interferon-alpha
  • Ribavirin

abstract

  • Weight-based dosing of RBV is more effective than flat dosing in combination with PEG-IFN alfa-2b in African American individuals with HCV genotype 1. Even with weight-based dosing, response rates in African American individuals are lower than reported in other ethnic groups.

publication date

  • October 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/hep.21670

PubMed ID

  • 17894323

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 982

end page

  • 90

volume

  • 46

number

  • 4