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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 7, 2008; 14(21): 3416-3420
Published online Jun 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3416
Treatment responses in Asians and Caucasians with chronic hepatitis C infection
Kenneth K Yan, Marianne Guirgis, Thuy Dinh, Jacob George, Anouk Dev, Alice Lee, Amany Zekry
Kenneth K Yan, Marianne Guirgis, Amany Zekry, Department of Hepatology, St George Hospital, Kogarah, Sydney 2217, NSW, Australia
Thuy Dinh, Anouk Dev, Department of Gastroenterology, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne 3168, Victoria, Australia
Jacob George, Storr Liver Unit, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Sydney 2217, NSW, Australia
Alice Lee, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Concord Repatriation Hospital, Concord, Sydney 2217, NSW, Australia
Author contributions: Yan KK designed research; Yan KK, Guirgis M and Dinh T performed research; George J, Dev A and Lee A advised on research design; Zekry A originated research topic and supervised the project; Yan KK and Zekry A analysed results and wrote the paper.
Correspondence to: Dr. Amany Zekry, Department of Medicine, St. George Hospital, Kogarah, Sydney 2217, NSW, Australia. a.zekry@unsw.edu.au
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Received: December 22, 2007
Revised: May 7, 2008
Accepted: May 14, 2008
Published online: June 7, 2008
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