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Author Topic: Experimental Vaccine Promotes T-Cell Activity Against Hepatitis B  (Read 255 times)

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Experimental Vaccine Promotes T-Cell Activity Against Hepatitis B
« on: September 06, 2019, 10:29:07 am »
An experimental therapeutic vaccine known as GS-4774, used in combination with Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate), increased the activity of T cells that target hepatitis B virus (HBV), according to Phase II study results reported in the journal Gastroenterology.

Although the vaccine did not reduce levels of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)—considered an indicator of a cure—the researchers suggested that GS-4774 might be useful as a component of combination therapy for chronic hepatitis B.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/experimental-vaccine-promotes-tcell-activity-hepatitis-b

 


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