viral hepatitis

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Noun1.viral hepatitis - hepatitis caused by a virus
hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
hepatitis A, infectious hepatitis - an acute but benign form of viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood serum and is usually transmitted by ingesting food or drink that is contaminated with fecal matter
hepatitis B, serum hepatitis - an acute (sometimes fatal) form of viral hepatitis caused by a DNA virus that tends to persist in the blood serum and is transmitted by sexual contact or by transfusion or by ingestion of contaminated blood or other bodily fluids
hepatitis C - a viral hepatitis clinically indistinguishable from hepatitis B but caused by a single-stranded RNA virus; usually transmitted by parenteral means (as injection of an illicit drug or blood transfusion or exposure to blood or blood products)
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According to The Hepatitis C Trust, there are 12,000 people who have no idea they have the potentially deadly blood-borne virus hepatitis C.
com/the-silent-pandemic HEPATITIS C TACKLING A VIRUS Scotland is at the forefront of tackling the blood-borne infectious virus Hepatitis C.
Sarin also suggested students to learn the proper way of washing hands to prevent catching like deadly virus Hepatitis.
Thus, testing of patients with a chronic virus hepatitis C on presence autoimmune infringements so revealing autoantibody in blood whey is the indication for the special approach to a choice of methods of their treatment is necessary.
THE North East NHS is lending its support to global efforts to raise awareness of the virus hepatitis C.
Epstein Barr virus hepatitis associated with icterus- a case report.