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*  South African guideline for the management of chronic hepatitis B: 2013
SPEARMAN, C W N et al. South African guideline for the management of chronic hepatitis B: 2013. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. [online ... and prevalence of chronic HBsAg positivity remain unacceptably high. Those with chronic hepatitis B virus infection have an ... Over the last decade our understanding of hepatitis B and its behaviour and natural history in those with chronic infection has ... Hepatitis B remains a significant yet preventable health issue in South Africa. The introduction of the hepatitis B vaccine ...
http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S0256-95742013000500026&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Interleukin-35 Level Is Elevated in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Keywords: Interleukin-35, Hepatitis B virus Introduction. Chronic hepatitis B virus infection is a major global health problem ... This study examined 72 cases chronic hepatitis B virus infection patients including 31 cases hepatitis B virus e antigen (HBeAg ... The serum IL-23 level predicts the response to pegylated interferon therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis B. Liver ... 3. Bertoletti A, Ferrari C. Innate and adaptive immune responses in chronic hepatitis B virus infections: towards restoration ...
http://www.medsci.org/v15p0188.htm
*  Interleukin-35 Level Is Elevated in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection [Abstract]
Interleukin-35 Level Is Elevated in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection Sheng-Tao Cheng1*, Ding Yuan2*, Yi Liu3, ... Methods/Results: Serum IL-35 in 72 chronic hepatitis B virus infection patients and 41 healthy control subjects were analyzed ... Interleukin-35 Level Is Elevated in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection. Int J Med Sci 2018; 15(2):188-194. doi: ... Backgrounds: As one of the major public health problems, the hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection would activate the immune system ...
http://www.medsci.org/v15p0188
*  On-treatment HBV DNA dynamics predict virological breakthrough in entecavir-treated HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B
We aimed to determine the association of on-treatment serum hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA with VBT in HBeAg-positive CHB patients ... Our results demonstrated that on-treatment HBV DNA could probably predict VBT in ETV-treated HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B ... could be a manifestation of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) in patients treated with long-term nucleot(s)ide analogues. ... Hepatitis B virus Is the Subject Area "Hepatitis B virus" applicable to this article? Yes. No. ...
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0174046
*  Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepatitis - Solutions for Your Health Care
Autoimmune chronic active hepatitis is a chronic disease which results in inflammation of the liver. This disease majorly ... The chronic condition may result in destruction of liver causing serious issues. The autoimmune chronic active hepatitis occurs ... The symptoms for Autoimmune chronic active hepatitis develops gradually and in the beginning no symptoms are observed at all. ... As the beginning symptoms are vague in Autoimmune chronic active hepatitis diagnosis is made after conducting some tests. If ...
http://www.solutionsforyourhealthcare.com/autoimmune-chronic-active-hepatitis/
*  WHO | Global control of hepatitis B virus: does treatment-induced antigenic change affect immunization?
Effective treatment options for individuals with chronic hepatitis B infection were limited until 1998 when lamivudine, the ... it induces lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B virus strains that may pose a risk to the global hepatitis B immunization programme ... Global control of hepatitis B virus: does treatment-induced antigenic change affect immunization?. C John Clements, Ben Coghlan ... Since its widespread introduction, the hepatitis B vaccine has become an essential part of infant immunization programmes ...
http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/88/1/08-065722-ab/en/
*  Hepatitis B Vaccine | Coliseum Health System
What Is the Hepatitis B Vaccine?Who Should Get Vaccinated and When?What Are the... ... Learn more about Hepatitis B Vaccine at Coliseum Health System What Is Hepatitis B? ... Most hepatitis B infections clear up without treatment. Others develop into chronic hepatitis B. This can lead to serious ... What Is Hepatitis B?. Hepatitis B is a disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). This virus attacks the liver. The disease ...
https://coliseumhealthsystem.com/hl/?/187047/sp
*  "Use of pre-s protein-containing hepatitis B virus surface antigens and" by J S. Yum, B C. Ahn et al.
... hepatitis B virus surface antigens and a powerful adjuvant to develop an immune therapy for chronic hepatitis B virus infection ... hepatitis B virus surface antigens and a powerful adjuvant to develop an immune therapy for chronic hepatitis B virus infection ...
https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/advs_facpub/921/
*  WHO | Hepatitis C
... the virus can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis infection, ranging in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to ... Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus: ... Hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes both acute and chronic infection ... Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus: the virus can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis, ranging ... In April 2016, WHO updated its "Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis C". These ...
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs164/en/
*  HEPATITIS CHRONIC PANEL
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody: 86706, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: 87340, Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total: 86704, Hepatitis C ... Hepatitis B Surface Antigen; Hepatitis B Core Total Antibody; Hepatitis B Surface Antibody; Hepatitis C Antibody ... Home : For health professionals : Refer a patient : Laboratory Services : Test Table : HEPATITIS CHRONIC PANEL ... Reactive Hepatitis B Surface Antigen will reflex to the Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Confirmatory neutralization test for an ...
http://www.legacyhealth.org/for-health-professionals/refer-a-patient/laboratory-services/test-table/hepatitis-chronic-panel.aspx
*  Chronic hepatitis definition | Drugs.com
Definition of chronic hepatitis. Provided by Stedman's medical dictionary and Drugs.com. Includes medical terms and definitions ... chronic hepatitis. Definition: any of several types of hepatitis persisting for longer than 6 months, often progressing to ... Synonym(s): chronic active liver disease. Further information. Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the ...
https://www.drugs.com/dict/chronic-hepatitis.html
*  Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Hepatitis C
Alajos Pár, "Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Hepatitis C," Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 14, no. Suppl B, pp. ... Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Hepatitis C. Alajos Pár First Department of Medicine, University Medical School Pécs, Pécs ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cjgh/2000/707182/cta/
*  Chronic Hepatitis B Carrier - Trip Database
Helping you find trustworthy answers on Chronic Hepatitis B Carrier , Latest evidence made easy ... Find all the evidence you need on Chronic Hepatitis B Carrier via the Trip Database. ... Fulminant hepatic failure in acute hepatitis C: increased risk in chronic carriers of hepatitis B virus The role of hepatitis C ... Hepatitis B virus precore mutants in HBeAg carriers with chronic hepatitis treated with interferon. (PubMed). Hepatitis B virus ...
https://www.tripdatabase.com/search?criteria=Chronic+Hepatitis+B+Carrier&page=178
*  Chronic Hepatitis C: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
There are two types of this condition: acute and chronic. Read about the differences between these types of hepatitis C. Also ... More than 3.5 million people in the Unites States have hepatitis C, a condition that affects the liver. ... What is chronic hepatitis C?. Chronic hepatitis C infection is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). As the virus enters the ... chronic hepatitis C. Acute and chronic hepatitis C are caused by the same virus. Acute hepatitis C develops after initial ...
https://www.healthline.com/health/chronic-hepatitis-c
*  Search of: 'Hepatitis, Chronic' - Modify Search - ClinicalTrials.gov
Search of: 'Hepatitis, Chronic' - Modify Search. Fill in any or all of the fields below. Click on the label to the left of each ...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results/refine?cond=%22Hepatitis%2C+Chronic%22
*  One in 100 Americans has chronic hepatitis C infection | Reuters
At least one percent of Americans are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus, which over time ca ... who face a prevalence of chronic hepatitis C infection six times greater than other adults, should get tested at least once for ... found about 2.7 million people have chronic hepatitis C infection," he added. ... Chronic HCV is typically treated with combinations of anti-viral drugs. "One finding of (this new) study was that only half of ...
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-chronic-hepatitisc/one-in-100-americans-has-chronic-hepatitis-c-infection-idUSBREA261PJ20140307?feedType=RSS
*  Chronic Hepatitis C Virus - DrugBank
This project is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (award #111062), Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions, and by The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC), a nationally-funded research and core facility that supports a wide range of cutting-edge metabolomic studies. TMIC is funded by Genome Alberta, Genome British Columbia, and Genome Canada, a not-for-profit organization that is leading Canada's national genomics strategy with funding from the federal government. Maintenance, support, and commercial licensing is provided by OMx Personal Health Analytics, Inc. Designed by Educe Design & Innovation Inc. ...
https://www.drugbank.ca/indications/DBCOND0039396
*  Diagnosis and evaluation of chronic hepatitis C virus infection
Serologic assays that detect antibodies to hepatitis CMolecular assays that detect or quantify HCV RNAOther investigations such ... Diagnostic tests for hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be divided into two broad categories: ... Diagnostic tests for hepatitis C. Hepatology 1997; 26:43S.. *Kao JH, Lai MY, Hwang YT, et al. Chronic hepatitis C without anti- ... Patient education: Hepatitis C (The Basics). *Patient evaluation and selection for antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C ...
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/diagnosis-and-evaluation-of-chronic-hepatitis-c-virus-infection
*  Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody Frequency in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients
... Turan Calhan,1 Abdurrahman Sahin,1 Resul ... Turan Calhan, Abdurrahman Sahin, Resul Kahraman, et al., "Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody Frequency in Chronic Hepatitis B ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/dm/2014/982150/cta/
*  Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C - Drugs.com MedNews
Food and Drug Administration to treat the six major strains of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Epclu ... Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C. Print this page TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 -- The combination drug Epclusa has been ... Food and Drug Administration to treat the six major strains of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). ... For people with moderate-to-severe cirrhosis (chronic liver disease), Epclusa is approved to be used in combination with the ...
https://www.drugs.com/news/epclusa-approved-chronic-hepatitis-c-61767.html
*  chronic hepatitis C - Forum on Opportunistic Infections - TheBody.com
The only way to estimate the duration of chronic hepatitis C is to do a liver biopsy. If there is fibrosis (scarring) or ... chronic hepatitis C. Jul 17, 2001 I've been diagnosed with Hepatitis C. Is there a procedure that can determine wheather the ... The only way to estimate the duration of chronic hepatitis C is to do a liver biopsy. If there is fibrosis (scarring) or ... Visit the Forum on Hepatitis and HIV Coinfection Browse Forums: <-- Select -->. Aging. Choosing Your Meds. En Español. In ...
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Infections/Q49117.html
*  Chronic hepatitis C: future treatment | CPAA
Chronic hepatitis C: future treatment Astrid Wendt, Xavier Adhoute, Paul Castellani, Valerie Oules, Christelle Ansaldi, Souad ...
https://www.dovepress.com/chronic-hepatitis-c-future-treatment-peer-reviewed-article-CPAA
*  Vitamin D Boosts Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C
The World Health Organization estimated 170 million individuals worldwide are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). ... Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver caused by the spherical, enveloped single-strand RNA virus. ... hepatitis, an estimated 30,000 new acute infections, and 8000 to 10,000 deaths annually. Chronic (long term) hepatitis C is ... Vitamin D Boosts Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C. By Maryann Gromisch RN Guide ...
https://www.empowher.com/hepatitis-c/content/vitamin-d-boosts-treatment-chronic-hepatitis-c
*  Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: The Revolution!
The FDA hearings on Oct 24/25 reviewed Simeprevir+PR for 24 weeks and Sofosbuvir +PR for 12 weeks, and as expected the panels voted unanimously to approve both 19-0 & 15-0. This is just the prelude to next year when the first 2 IFN-free regimens will be considered for approval by the FDA in the early part of 2014 & of course approval is expected, they are Gilead's Sofosbuvir+Ledipasvir & Abbvie's ABT450+ABT267+ABT333 both with and/or without RBV, phase 3 studies are ongoing, fully enrolled, phase 2 studied reported 95-100% SVR rates with 12 weeks therapy. FDA approval is expected around end of November & beginning of Decmber 2013. In phase 2 studies, Sofosbuvir+Simprevir has yielded 96% SVR rates in hard-to-treat null responders & patients with advanced disease, and Sofosbuvir+Daclatasvir has yielded 100% SVR rates in naives & patients who previously failed telaprevir or boceprevir. Earlier in research is Merck's 2nd generation drugs, MK8472, their NS5A & MK5172, their protease, phase 2 data ...
http://natap.org/2013/EACS/EACS_42.htm
*  Chronic Hepatitis C: Interferon May Be Harmful In Re-Treatment - Redorbit
People with hepatitis C and chronic liver disease who relapsed or failed to respond to initial treatment are unlikely to ... Hepatitis C affects around 170 million people worldwide. In some cases, infection leads to chronic liver disease, liver failure ... The authors of the review analyzed data from seven trials involving a total of 1,976 patients with chronic hepatitis C liver ... Chronic Hepatitis C: Interferon May Be Harmful In Re-Treatment. by editor ...
http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112775085/chronic-hepatitis-c-interferon-may-be-harmful-in-re-treatment/