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Latest Hepatitis C/co-infection with HIV Stories

2011-12-16 13:57:52

Among people recently infected with HIV, immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) appears preferable to deferring treatment.

2011-12-10 01:51:30

The active ingredient boceprevir has been available since the middle of 2011 as a treatment for chronic hepatitis C of genotype 1.

2011-11-07 23:30:00

• 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 • Study expanded to include


Latest Hepatitis C/co-infection with HIV Reference Libraries

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2011-01-20 19:23:30

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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.