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Immune responses against the hepatitis C virus and the outcome of therapy

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The hepatitis C virus (HCV) sets up persistence in the majority of those infected. In doing so, it evades both innate and adaptive immune responses. However, in a reasonable fraction of patients (20-50%), there is long-term control of viremia through some effective combination of host responses. It is generally considered that cellular immune responses-mediated by CD4+ and CD8+ T cells-play a major role in determining this successful outcome, although they do so in concert with many other cel...

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10.1007/978-0-387-71376-2_4

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Publisher:
Springer New York
Pages:
71-86
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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uuid:9b48adcf-e97b-4e92-ac10-a4d95c912799
Source identifiers:
466857
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pubs:466857
Language:
English

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