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Modified from "K. Fujiwara, S. Kaneko, S. Kakumu, M. Sata, S. Hige, E. Tomita, S. Mochida, and The Virus Reduction Therapy Study Group.: Double filtration plasmapheresis and interferon combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C patients with genotype 1 and high viral load. Hepatology Research: 37:701-710, 2007"
 
Interferon therapy in combination with virus removal therapy is superior to interferon therapy alone in volume of virus removed, isn't it?
Mr. A
 
Dr. Kaneko
Virus removal therapy decreases quantity of virus in the early stage of treatment and enhances the efficacy of interferon therapy.
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