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Nov 19, 2012
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Clinical Results

PEG-IFN lambda: Interim Phase IIb data

Interim data from 41 treatment-naïve patients with chronic HCV genotype 1 infection in the double-blind, international Phase IIb D-LITE trial showed that 90% (n=37) of patients achieved a protocol defined response (PDR) while receiving once-weekly 180 ug subcutaneous PEG-interferon lambda plus once-daily 60 mg oral daclatasvir and ribavirin. PDR was defined as HCV RNA levels below the limit of quantification (<=25 IU/mL) at week 4 and undetectable HCV RNA levels (<25 IU/mL) at week 12. Achieving a PDR qualified a patient to complete 24 weeks of therapy. Of the 37 patients, 76% achieved an SVR defined as undetectable HCV RNA levels 12 weeks after completing 24 weeks of treatment with PEG-interferon...

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