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Successful Treatment of Acute Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection with Interferon-Free Regimen in a Renal Transplant Patient: The First Case Report

Nawfal R Hussein 1 , * and Zana Sidiq Mohammed Saleem 1
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Duhok, Duhok, Iraq
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: October 2017, 4 (4); e43268
  • Published Online: November 12, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: October 22, 2016
  • Accepted: November 1, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/iji-43268

To Cite: Hussein N R, Saleem Z S M. Successful Treatment of Acute Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection with Interferon-Free Regimen in a Renal Transplant Patient: The First Case Report, Int J Infect. 2017 ; 4(4):e43268. doi: 10.17795/iji-43268.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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