KEGG   DISEASE: Hepatitis CHelp
Entry
H00413                      Disease                                

Name
Hepatitis C;
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
Description
Hepatitis C is a blood-borne viral disease caused by Hepatitis C virus (HCV) belonging to the Flaviviridae family. HCV is a major cause of persistent liver disease, with approximately 170 million individuals infected worldwide. Up to 80% of patients will have chronic infection, causing degenerative liver disease including fibrosis and cirrhosis over 20 years after infection. Some of these patients will develop hepatocellular carcinoma. Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infections has undergone a huge transformation in recent years. Although interferon-based therapies have been the mainstay of treatment for HCV infection, new interferon-free therapies have recently been approved.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Viral infections
  Infections caused by +ssRNA viruses
   H00413  Hepatitis C
Human diseases in ICD-10 classification [BR:br08403]
 1. Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
  B15-B19  Viral hepatitis
   B17  Other acute viral hepatitis
    H00413  Hepatitis C
BRITE hierarchy
Pathway
Hepatitis C
Pathogen
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) [GN:T40066]
Drug
Ribavirin [DR:D00423]
Telaprevir [DR:D09012]
Boceprevir [DR:D08876]
Simeprevir sodium [DR:D10469]
Vaniprevir [DR:D09987]
Asunaprevir [DR:D10093]
Daclatasvir dihydrochloride [DR:D10105]
Sofosbuvir [DR:D10366]
Ledipasvir - sofosbuvir mixt [DR:D10578]
Ombitasvir - paritaprevir -ritonavir mixt [DR:D10745]
Dasabuvir - ombitasvir - paritaprevir -ritonavir mixt [DR:D10582]
Elbasvir - grazoprevir mixt [DR:D10778]
Interferon alfa [DR:D03305]
Interferon beta [DR:D03304]
Interferon alfa-2b [DR:D02745]
Peginterferon alfa-2b [DR:D02748]
Peginterferon alfa-2a [DR:D02747]
Other DBs
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