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Al-Saeed A.,Internist Section of Gastroenterology
Bahrain Medical Bulletin | Year: 2011

Several small studies have reported lower response rate to interferon alfa and ribavirin among subgroups of patients with chronic hepatitis C infection compared with those who have sustained virologic response (SVR). The increased prevalence of infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1, and 4 which have lower response rate compared with genotypes, 2 and 3, was suggested as the cause. This is a review of some factors, which has been suggested to cause low response among subgroups of patients with chronic hepatitis C. Source

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