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None of the Six SNPs of IL28B Could Predict Treatment Responses in Genotype 2 Chronic HCV Infected Patients by Propensity Score Matching Analysis

  • Wen-Juei Jeng,

    Affiliations: Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Chun-Yen Lin,

    Affiliations: Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

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  • Ji-Yih Chen,

    Affiliations: College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

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  • Chang-Wen Huang,

    Affiliation: Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

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  • Chien-Hao Huang,

    Affiliation: Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

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  • I-Shyan Sheen mail

    issheen.jks@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

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  • Published: November 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048217

About the Authors

Wen-Juei Jeng, Chun-Yen Lin, Chang-Wen Huang, Chien-Hao Huang, I-Shyan Sheen
Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Chun-Yen Lin, Ji-Yih Chen, I-Shyan Sheen
College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Ji-Yih Chen
Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Wen-Juei Jeng
Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Corresponding Author

Email: issheen.jks@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CYL ISS JYC. Performed the experiments: CYL ISS JYC. Analyzed the data: CWH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ISS CYL JYC. Wrote the paper: WJJ. Revised the manuscript for important intellectual content: WJJ CHH.