Recovery of natural killer cells is mainly in post-treatment period in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with sofosbuvir plus ledipasvir
Xiao-Xiao Wang, Bi-Fen Luo, Han-Ji Jiang, Xu Cong, Qian Jin, Dan-Li Ma, Lai Wei, Bo Feng, Peking University Hepatology Institute, Beijing Key Laboratory of Hepatitis C and Immunotherapy for Liver Diseases, Peking University People’s Hospital, Beijing 100044, China
Author contributions: Wang XX, Luo BF, Wei L and Feng B designed the study, performed data analysis, and wrote and edited the manuscript; Luo BF, Jiang HJ, Jin Q and Ma DL enrolled the patients; Wang XX, Jiang HJ, and Cong X performed sample testing; all authors reviewed and approved the manuscript.
Supported by the National S&T Major Projects for Infectious Diseases Control, No. 2017ZX10302201-004-001.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of Peking University People’s Hospital.
Conflict-of-interest statement: To the best of our knowledge, no conflict of interest exists.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Bo Feng, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Research Fellow, Peking University Hepatology Institute, Beijing Key Laboratory of Hepatitis C and Immunotherapy for Liver Diseases, Peking University People’s Hospital, No. 11, Xizhimen South Street, Beijing 100044, China. email@example.com
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Received: July 27, 2018
Peer-review started: July 27, 2018
First decision: August 27, 2018
Revised: September 2, 2018
Accepted: October 5, 2018
Article in press: October 5, 2018
Published online: October 28, 2018