Minimal monitoring induces sustained virological response in HCV

Minimal monitoring induces sustained virological response in HCV

Among patients treated with sofosbuvir and velpatasvir for hepatitis C virus, the minimal monitoring approach achieved sustained virological response similar to standard monitoring, according to research.“In low-income and middle-income countries, where over 80% of individuals with chronic HCV reside, costs associated with recommended diagnostics such as pretreatment genotyping and on-treatment monitoring can be higher than the cost of medications or are often unavailable. Additionally, overburdened health care infrastructure is a key challenge to expanded access to HCV treatment,”Read More

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