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  • Hepatitis D virus-specific cytokine responses in patients with chronic hepatitis delta before and during interferon alfa-treatment 

    Grabowski, J.; Yurdaydìn, C.; Zachou, K.; Buggisch, P.; Hofmann, W. P.; Jaroszewicz, J.; Schlaphoff, V.; Manns, M. P.; Cornberg, M.; Wedemeyer, H. (2011)
    Background: Hepatitis delta is caused by infection with the hepatitis D virus (HDV) and is considered the most severe form of viral hepatitis. Treatment options for hepatitis delta are limited, with only 25% of patients ...
  • Late HDV RNA relapse after peginterferon alpha-based therapy of chronic hepatitis delta 

    Heidrich, B.; Yurdaydin, C.; Kabaçam, G.; Ratsch, B. A.; Zachou, K.; Bremer, B.; Dalekos, G. N.; Erhardt, A.; Tabak, F.; Yalcin, K.; Gürel, S.; Zeuzem, S.; Cornberg, M.; Bock, C. T.; Manns, M. P.; Wedemeyer, H. (2014)
    Interferon alpha is the only treatment option for hepatitis delta virus (HDV). Trials investigating the efficacy of pegylated interferon alpha (PEG-IFNa) showed HDV RNA negativity rates of 25-30% 24 weeks after therapy. ...
  • Occult hepatitis B virus infection in Greek patients with chronic hepatitis C and in patients with diverse nonviral hepatic diseases 

    Georgiadou, S. P.; Zachou, K.; Rigopoulou, E.; Liaskos, C.; Mina, P.; Gerovasilis, F.; Makri, E.; Dalekos, G. N. (2004)
    Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection has been reported in patients with chronic hepatitis C who are negative for HBV surface antigen (HBsAg). However, the significance of 'silent' HBV in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection ...
  • Quantitative HBsAg and HDV-RNA levels in chronic delta hepatitis 

    Zachou, K.; Yurdaydin, C.; Drebber, U.; Dalekos, G. N.; Erhardt, A.; Cakaloglu, Y.; Degertekin, H.; Gurel, S.; Zeuzem, S.; Bozkaya, H.; Schlaphoff, V.; Dienes, H. P.; Bock, T. C.; Manns, M. P.; Wedemeyer, H. (2010)
    Background: Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) causes severe liver disease. Aims: To investigate the quantitative HDV-RNA, HBsAg and hepatitis B virus (HBV)DNA levels in correlation to histological, biochemical and demographical ...
  • Vaccine derived bi- and multi-recombinant Sabin strains 

    Paximadi, E.; Karakasiliotis, I.; Bolanaki, E.; Krikelis, A.; Markoulatos, P. (2007)
    A retrospective analysis of five Sabin intertypic recombinant strains, isolated from human feacal specimens during the time period 1978-1985 in Greece, was performed by RT-PCR, Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism ...