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1 Jacobson, I et al, TREATMENT WITH SOFOSBUVIR+RIBAVIRIN FOR 12 WEEKS ACHIEVES SVR12 OF 78% IN GT2/3 INTERFERON- INELIGIBLE, -INTOLERANT, OR -UNWILLING PATIENTS: RESULTS OF THE PHASE 3 POSITRON TRIAL. Presented at the International Liver Congress™ 2013
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