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Simeprevir with peginterferon α-2a/ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection in treatment-experienced patients: an open-label, rollover study

  • Edward J. Gane1Email author,
  • Edwin DeJesus2,
  • Ewa Janczewska3,
  • Jacob George4,
  • Moises Diago5,
  • Mariliza Hendrique Da Silva6,
  • Henk Reesink7,
  • Igor Nikitin8,
  • Holger Hinrichsen9,
  • Stefan Bourgeois10,
  • Peter Ferenci11,
  • Umesh Shukla12,
  • Ronald Kalmeijer12,
  • Oliver Lenz13,
  • Bart Fevery13,
  • Chris Corbett13,
  • Maria Beumont13 and
  • Wolfgang Jessner13
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:389

Received: 12 January 2017

Accepted: 7 May 2017

Published: 2 June 2017

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Original Submission
12 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marianne Martinello
5 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Behzad Hajarizadeh
4 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Edward J Gane
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Edward J Gane
Resubmission - Version 3
4 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
7 May 2017 Editorially accepted
2 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2444-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Orlando Immunology Center, Orlando, USA
Outpatients Clinic for Hepatology, ID Clinic, Myslowice, Poland
Storr Liver Centre, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Hospital Quiron De Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Reference and Training Center IST/AIDS – State Program of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Institution of Russian Academy of Sciences Central Clinical Hospital, Moscow, Russia
Leberstudienzentrum Kiel GbR, Kiel, Germany
, Antwerpen, Belgium
Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin III, Wien, Austria
Janssen Research & Development, LLC, Titusville, USA
Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Beerse, Belgium