Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Directly Acting Anti-Hepatitis C Virus Drugs

Omkolsoum M Alhaddad, Maha M Elsabaawy, Omar Elshaarawy, Dalia M Elsabaawy, Tarek Mansour
2017 Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System  
The best of care of Acute hepatitis C (AHC) infections in the evolving era of all oral directly acting antiviral drugs (DDAs) needs revision. The inevitable chronic liver disease in 80% of AHC infections justifies the advent of DDAs that expectedly will guarantee high cure rates. Unlike interferons, the short and ultra-short all oral DDAs regimens had revolutionized treatment strategies with better adherence and fewer complications. However, the costly price of DAAs added to the average
more » ... e is still contrarily active. Up-to-date, studies concerning DAAs treatment for AHC mono-infection are sparse; indeed this represents an unmet need in modern AHC management.
doi:10.4172/2161-069x.1000496 fatcat:mos36mm54ngaxbf3i2p6ra2vdq