SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • 1
    Armstrong GL, Wasley A, Simard EP, McQuillan GM, Kuhnert WL, Alter MJ. The prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in the United States, 1999 through 2002. Ann Intern Med 2006; 144: 705-714.
  • 2
    World Health Organization. Global alert and response (GAR): hepatitis C. 2011 (January 26). Available at: http://www.who.int/csr/disease/hep atitis/whocdscsrlyo2003/en/index4.html. Accessed on June 29, 2011.
  • 3
    Legrand-Abravanel F, Colson P, Leguillou-Guillemette H, Alric L, Ravaux I, Lunel-Fabiani F, et al. Influence of the HCV subtype on the virological response to pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy. J Med Virol 2009; 81: 2029-2035.
  • 4
    Nicot F, Alric L, Barange K, Metivier S, Dramard JM, Combis JM, et al. Influence of HCV genotype 1 subtypes on the virus response to PEG interferon alpha-2a plus ribavirin therapy. J Med Virol 2011; 83: 437-444.
  • 5
    Cornberg M, Razavi HA, Alberti A, Bernasconi E, Buti M, Cooper C, et al. A systematic review of hepatitis C virus epidemiology in Europe, Canada, and Israel. Liver Int 2011; 31( Suppl 2): 30-60.
  • 6
    Sievert W, Altraif I, Razavi HA, Abdo A, Ahmed EA, Alomair A, et al. A systematic review of hepatitis C virus epidemiology in Asia, Australia, and Egypt. Liver Int 2011; 31( Suppl 2): 61-80.
  • 7
    Negro F, Alberti A. The global health burden of hepatitis C virus infection. Liver Int 2011; 31( Suppl 2): 1-3.
  • 8
    Fried MW, Shiffman ML, Reddy KR, Smith C, Marinos G, Goncales FL, Jr., et al. Peginterferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus infection. N Engl J Med 2002; 347: 975-982.
  • 9
    McHutchison JG, Lawitz EJ, Shiffman ML, Muir AJ, Galler GW, McCone J, et al. Peginterferon alfa-2b or alfa-2a with ribavirin for treatment of hepatitis C infection. N Engl J Med 2009; 361: 580-593.
  • 10
    Ghany MG, Strader DB, Thomas DL, Seeff LB; American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Diagnosis, management, and treatment of hepatitis C: an update. HEPATOLOGY 2009; 49: 1335-1374.
  • 11
    Poordad F, McCone J Jr., Bacon BR, Bruno S, Manns MP, Sulkowski MS, et al. Boceprevir for untreated chronic HCV genotype 1 infection. N Engl J Med 2011; 364: 1195-1206.
  • 12
    Jacobson IM, McHutchison JG, Dusheiko G, Di Bisceglie AM, Reddy KR, Bzowej NH, et al. Telaprevir for previously untreated chronic hepatitis C virus infection. N Engl J Med 2011; 364: 2405-2416.
  • 13
    Poynard T, Colombo M, Bruix J, Schiff E, Terg R, Flamm S, et al. Peginterferon alfa-2b and ribavirin: effective in patients with hepatitis C who failed interferon alfa/ribavirin therapy. Gastroenterology 2009; 136: 1618-1628.
  • 14
    Jensen DM, Marcellin P, Freilich B, Andreone P, Di Bisceglie A, Brandao-Mello CE, et al. Re-treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C who do not respond to peginterferon-alpha2b: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med 2009; 150: 528-540.
  • 15
    Zeuzem S, Andreone P, Pol S, Lawitz E, Diago M, Roberts S, et al. Telaprevir for retreatment of HCV infection. N Engl J Med 2011; 364: 2417-2428.
  • 16
    Soriano V, Peters MG, Zeuzem S. New therapies for hepatitis C virus infection. Clin Infect Dis 2009; 48: 313-320.
  • 17
    Ohara E, Hiraga N, Imamura M, Iwao E, Kamiya N, Yamada I, et al. Elimination of hepatitis C virus by short term NS3-4A and NS5B inhibitor combination therapy in human hepatocyte chimeric mice. J Hepatol 2011; 54: 872-878.
  • 18
    Gane EJ, Roberts SK, Stedman CA, Angus PW, Ritchie B, Elston R, et al. Oral combination therapy with a nucleoside polymerase inhibitor (RG7128) and danoprevir for chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection (INFORM-1): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalation trial. Lancet 2010; 376: 1467-1475.
  • 19
    Gao M, Nettles RE, Belema M, Snyder LB, Nguyen VN, Fridell RA, et al. Chemical genetics strategy identifies an HCV NS5A inhibitor with a potent clinical effect. Nature 2010; 465: 96-100.
  • 20
    McPhee F, Levesque PC, Li D, Zhu J, Friborg J, Sheaffer A, et al. Identification and preclinical profile of the novel HCV NS3 protease inhibitor BMS-650032 [abstract]. J Hepatol 2010; 52( Suppl 1): S296.
  • 21
    Bifano M, Sevinsky H, Bedford BR, Coumbis J, Eley T, Huang SP, et al. Coadministration of BMS-790052 and BMS-650032 does not result in a clinically meaningful pharmacokinetic interaction in healthy subjects [abstract]. HEPATOLOGY 2010; 52( Suppl): 719A.
  • 22
    Fridell RA, Qiu D, Wang C, Valera L, Gao M. Resistance analysis of the hepatitis C virus NS5A inhibitor BMS-790052 in an in vitro replicon system. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010; 54: 3641-3650.
  • 23
    Lok A, Gardiner D, Lawitz E, Martorell C, Everson G, Ghalib R, et al. Quadruple therapy with BMS-790052, BMS-650032, and peg-IFN/RBV for 24 weeks results in 100% SVR12 in HCV genotype 1 null responders [abstract]. J Hepatol 2011; 54: S536.
  • 24
    Bronowicki JP, Pol S, Thuluvath PJ, Larrey D, Martorell CT, Rustgi VK, et al. BMS-650032, an NS3 inhibitor, in combination with peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in treatment-naive subjects with genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C infection [abstract]. J Hepatol 2011; 54: S472.
  • 25
    Romano KP, Ali A, Royer WE, Schiffer CA. Drug resistance against HCV NS3/4A inhibitors is defined by the balance of substrate recognition versus inhibitor binding. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010; 107: 20986-20991.
  • 26
    Zeuzem S, Foster GR, Fried MW, Hezode C, Hirschfleld GM, Nikitin I, et al. The ASPIRE trial: TMC435 in treatment-experienced patients with genotype-1 HCV infection who have failed previous pegIFN/RBV treatment [abstract]. J Hepatol 2011; 54: S546.
  • 27
    Thompson AJ, Muir AJ, Sulkowski MS, Ge D, Fellay J, Shianna KV, et al. Interleukin-28B polymorphism improves viral kinetics and is the strongest pretreatment predictor of sustained virologic response in genotype 1 hepatitis C virus. Gastroenterology 2010; 139: 120-129.
  • 28
    Manns MP, McHutchison JG, Gordon SC, Rustgi VK, Shiffman M, Reindollar R, et al. Peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin compared with interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin for initial treatment of chronic hepatitis C: a randomised trial. Lancet 2001; 358: 958-965.
  • 29
    Sarrazin C, Kieffer TL, Bartels D, Hanzelka B, Muh U, Welker M, et al. Dynamic hepatitis C virus genotypic and phenotypic changes in patients treated with the protease inhibitor telaprevir. Gastroenterology 2007; 132: 1767-1777.
  • 30
    Susser S, Welsch C, Wang Y, Zettler M, Domingues FS, Karey U, et al. Characterization of resistance to the protease inhibitor boceprevir in hepatitis C virus-infected patients. HEPATOLOGY 2009; 50: 1709-1718.
  • 31
    AstraZeneca. Merrem (meropenem) IV prescribing information. 2010. Available at: http://www1.astrazeneca-us.com/pi/MerremIV.pdf. Accessed on June 29, 2011.
  • 32
    Imada A, Hirai S. Cefotiam hexetil. Int J Antimicrob Agents 1995; 5: 85-99.