Hepatitis C in Developing Countries
  • Release Date : 23 November 2017
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 278 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128032343
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Download or read book entitled Hepatitis C in Developing Countries by author: Sanaa M. Kamal which was release on 23 November 2017 and published by Academic Press with total page 278 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Hepatitis C in Developing Countries: Current and Future Challenges explores the current state of HCV in several countries, including Africa, Asia and South America. It maintains a dedicated focus on the epidemiology, clinical patterns, virologic diversity, coinfections, natural history and progression, complications, and response to standard of care (SOC) pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy of HCV with recommendations specific to middle and low income countries. Readers will find detailed information on the burden of HCV infection from a global health and economic perspective, along with data from multicenter trials on DAAs that have enrolled patients infected with HCV non-genotype 1. Features coverage on the prevention of, or inhibition of, liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma Presents data from trials on patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds and those infected with genotypes 3, 4, 5, 6 Addresses the epidemiology, modes of transmission, socio-political aspects, genotypes, and co-infections of Hepatitis C