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Acute hepatitis C.
What is the status of interferon for treating acute hepatitis C? Has rebetron been used for this as well?
We have successfully used interferon monotherapy and rebetron for acute HCV for courses of about 6 months. In general, I think it reasonable if pts can tolerate it to try to use best available chronic therapy for acute, so we are now moving toward PEG + ribavirin treatment.
At the recent DDW Conference study results were reported on treating acute HCV. Here is the link to that report on the NATAP web site: Two Studies Find Benefit in Treating HCV During Acute Infection. RC
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