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The major predictor is genotype, with genotype 1 patients having a markedly reduced response (42% to 46%) compared with patients with genotypes 2 and 3 (76% to 82%). After genotype, multiple other factors have lesser predictive value but can still be clinically important when one is individualizing therapy. Clinically relevant predictors that indicate a more diﬃcult-to-treat patient include viral load greater than 2 million by PCR test, presence of advanced ﬁbrosis or cirrhosis, high body mass index, and African American race.
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