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Effect of Functional Interleukin-10 Polymorphism on Pegylated Interferon-α Plus Ribavirin Therapy Response in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Patients Infected With 3a Genotype in Pakistani Population

Muhammad Sohail Afzal 1 , * , Sadia Anjum 1 and Najam Us Sahar Sadaf Zaidi 1
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1 Atta ur Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: June 01, 2013, 13 (6); e10274
  • Published Online: June 8, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: January 14, 2013
  • Accepted: April 8, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.10274

To Cite: Afzal M S, Anjum S, Zaidi N U S S. Effect of Functional Interleukin-10 Polymorphism on Pegylated Interferon-α Plus Ribavirin Therapy Response in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Patients Infected With 3a Genotype in Pakistani Population, Hepat Mon. 2013 ; 13(6):e10274. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.10274.

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