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2bnlitend posted:
Does the current phase 3 trials being conducted using a two drug therapy (with hopes of availability in 2014) involve ribivirin as one of the drugs?

Do you know what genotypes they are using and related percentage of success. Success with HCV? I have heard they are achieving 100% success, but that would be easier with genotype 2 & 3; are they conducting these trials on genotype 1?

Finally, after involvement in a blind study at Duke three years ago (in which it was noted I had ribivirn and not a placebo) and having recently completed 48 week triple drug treatment (using interferon, ribivirin and boceprivir) which failed to eradicate HCV infection; what are the chances the virus would become resistant enough to not work if it is in the upcoming two drug, non-interferon therapy?


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