Low vitamin D levels affect drug efficacy in HCV patients

12/20/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

An Italian study showed hepatitis C patients have lower serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D than people without the virus, which affects treatment efficacy. The study showed that as vitamin D levels decline, so do the chances that a patient with chronic HCV will have a sustained response to interferon and ribavirin.

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