Latest Hepatitis C/co-infection with HIV Stories
Among people recently infected with HIV, immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) appears preferable to deferring treatment.
The active ingredient boceprevir has been available since the middle of 2011 as a treatment for chronic hepatitis C of genotype 1.
â€¢ Results add to data suggesting that SVR can be achieved with the combination of daclatasvir (BMS-790052) and asunaprevir (BMS-650032) in HCV genotype 1b patients â€¢ Study expanded to include
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. It consists of a core of genetic material surrounded by an icosahedra protective shell of protein. The genome consists of a single open reading frame that is 9600 nucleotide bases long. HCV replication takes several steps. It primarily replicates in the hepatocytes of the liver. It can also reproduce in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. There is a wide variety of genotypes and...
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