Virology and Immunology of Hepatitis Viruses

  • Authors: Esperance Anne Kreek Schaefer, MD, MPH; Raymond T. Chung, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/10/18 (What's New)


  • Interferon alfa is the only currently available therapy for chronic HDV infection
    • However, prolonged administration is required and response rates are low
  • Virus-specific therapies are needed

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