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Abbott To Present Phase2 Result From InterferonFree Studies For Treatment Of HCV

Abbott Laboratories (ABT: Quote) said that it will present clinical trial results from two different interferon-free, Phase 2 studies for the treatment of hepatitis C or HCV at the International Liver Congress 2012 or ILC 2012, the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver or EASL, April 18-22 in Barcelona, Spain.

In the study known as "Co-Pilot," different doses of ABT-450/r, plus ABT-333 and ribavirin administered for 12 weeks showed sustained virological response at 12 weeks post treatment or SVR12 in 95 percent and 93 percent of treatment-naive genotype 1 or GT1 patients.

In these patients, response was independent of HCV subtype, host IL28B genotype or dose of ABT-450/r. In addition, SVR12 was achieved in 47 percent of patients who were previous non-responders to past HCV treatment, the company said.

In a separate study, known as "Pilot," 91 percent of genotype 1 infected, treatment-naive patients taking ABT-450/r and ABT-072 combined with ribavirin administered for 12 weeks, achieved sustained viral response at 24 weeks or SVR24, Abbott noted.

by RTT Staff Writer

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