Ask An Expert: Managing Hepatitis Delta During Pregnancy
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Ask An Expert: Managing Hepatitis Delta During Pregnancy

What is the standard treatment for hepatitis delta and how long is it taken?

Although there are no standard guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis delta, pegylated interferon has been shown to be effective for some patients. It is usually administered via weekly injections for 1 year or more and is able to cure roughly 15-40% depending on the length of time that treatment is administered. Although many patients see declines in their hepatitis delta virus levels, most do not maintain long-term control following the conclusion of treatment.

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