hepatitis delta


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hep′ati′tis del′ta


n.
a severe form of hepatitis caused by an incomplete virus (delta virus) that links to the hepatitis B virus for its replication.
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Noun1.hepatitis delta - a severe form of hepatitis
hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
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To the Editor: Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) is a small RNA virus that infects and persists only in persons whose samples test positive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HB-sAg) (1).
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De Carolis, for her work 'Engineering of deltaribozymes to cleave the human hepatitis delta virus mRNA'.
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