HBeAg-Negative Chronic Hepatitis B: Cost-Effectiveness of Peginterferon Alfa-2a Compared to Lamivudine in Taiwan
Article first published online: 17 JUL 2007
© 2008, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
Value in Health
Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 131–138, March/April 2008
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Veenstra, D. L., Sullivan, S. D., Lai, M.-Y., Lee, C.-M., Tsai, C.-M. and Patel, K. K. (2008), HBeAg-Negative Chronic Hepatitis B: Cost-Effectiveness of Peginterferon Alfa-2a Compared to Lamivudine in Taiwan. Value in Health, 11: 131–138. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2007.00221.x
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