Care of the Patient with Hepatitis C Virus Infection, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 31, 2012 - Medical - 240 pages
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Hepatitis C infection can be an acute or chronic illness and is the most common cause of liver disease in the US. It often goes undiagnosed until significant organ damage has occurred. This issue of the ID Clinics discusses the staging of liver disease, treatments for those newly diagnosed, and those who are dealing with chronic illness, along with managing drug therapy and virus resistance.
 

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Contents

Preface
Staging of Liver Disease
Approach to the TreatmentExperienced Patient with
Managing Adverse Effects of InterferonAlfa
Future prospects forDAAsin HIVHCV coinfection Future Classes of Hepatitis C Virus Therapeutic Agents
Hepatitis CVirusDrug Resistance
Diagnosis andTreatment ofAcute Hepatitis CVirus Infection
Index

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McGovern is a professor of English at Ohio State University

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