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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Net proceeds from the offering may be used by the company to fund activities in connection with its Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) clinical programmes, advancing peginterferon lambda into a potentially registrational programme, supporting pipeline activities, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
LIMT HDV enrolled a total of 33 patients with chronic Hepatitis Delta Virus.
An association between hepatitis delta with HBV recurrences was not determined (p=0.435).
Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) infection and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
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This is in agreement with a recent hepatitis delta outbreak reported in ongoing epidemics of injection drug use in Eastern Europe and Russia [74].
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