Viral hepatitis A to E and beyond
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Published by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
Written in English


  • Hepatitis -- United States.,
  • Hepatitis, Viral -- United States.,
  • Liver -- Diseases -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementNational Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.
SeriesNIH publication -- no. 02-4762.
ContributionsNational Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (U.S.), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination3, [1] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16028320M

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  The 4 th edition of Viral Hepatitis covers comprehensively the entire complex field of infections caused by all of the different hepatitis viruses, which affect many millions of people throughout the world with considerable morbidity and mortality.. Howard Thomas and Arie Zuckerman are joined by Anna Lok from the USA and Stephen Locarnini from Australia as Editors.   There has been an explosion of both the incidence and medical knowledge of viral hepatitis over the last two decades. Not only is the incidence of infection and disease increasing, but new hepatitis viruses have been discovered, as well as the launch of new pharmaceutical products. Previously published by Churchill Livingstone, Viral Hepatitis by Zuckerman & Thomas was the first . Viral Hepatitis: A through E and Beyond external icon National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Other Links. Immunization Action Coalition external icon. Page last reviewed: May 6, Content source: Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. The book is aimed at a broad group of physicians and scientists with interests in viral hepatitis and covers hepatitis viruses A through E. It gives an overall review of the various topics related to viral hepatitis with up-to-date literature and provides good reading material and an eye opener to the beginners and may serve as a pointer to.

Types D, E, and G Hepatitis. There also are viral hepatitis types D, E, and G. The most important of these at present is the hepatitis D virus (HDV), also known as the delta virus or agent. It is a small virus that requires concomitant infection with HBV to survive.   Hepatitis, a general term referring to inflammation of the liver, may result from various causes, both infectious (ie, viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic organisms) and noninfectious (eg, alcohol, drugs, autoimmune diseases, and metabolic diseases); this article focuses on viral hepatitis, which accounts for more than 50% of cases of acu. The hepatitis A and E viruses typically cause only acute, or short-term, infections. In an acute infection, your body is able to fight off the infection and the virus goes away. The hepatitis B, C, and D viruses can cause acute and chronic, or long-lasting, infections. Viral Hepatitis: A Handbook for Clinicians and Scientists by Fagan, Elizabeth A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Viral Hepatitis by Fagan, Elizabeth A; Fagan, E A; Harrison, T; Harrison, Tim J - AbeBooks.