Infection

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 242–242 | Cite as

Treatment of acute non-A, non-B hepatitis with interferon alpha-2b

  • N. C. Tassopoulos
  • Maria Koutelou
  • G. Papatheodoridis
  • Th. Giannikakis
  • Melpomeni Paraloglou-Ioannides
  • Helen Polychronaki
  • A. Hatzakis
Letter To The Editor

Keywords

Public Health Hepatitis Internal Medicine Infectious Disease Interferon 

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© MMV Medizin Verlag GmbH München 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. C. Tassopoulos
    • 1
  • Maria Koutelou
    • 1
  • G. Papatheodoridis
    • 1
  • Th. Giannikakis
    • 1
  • Melpomeni Paraloglou-Ioannides
    • 1
  • Helen Polychronaki
    • 2
  • A. Hatzakis
    • 2
  1. 1.Liver Unit, First Dept. of MedicineWestern Attica General HospitalAthensGreece
  2. 2.Dept. of Hygiene and EpidemiologyAthens University Medical SchoolAthensGreece

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