July 2011, Volume 61, Issue 7

JCR IMPACT
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0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
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0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

IL-28B polymorphism and response to anti-hepatitis C therapy

Zaigham Abbas

Current standard of care for hepatitis C infection is treatment with interferon and ribavirin, Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have shown that a genetic polymorphism at rs12979860 near IL28 gene on chromosome 19, encoding interferon-lambda-3, is associated with varia

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