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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there are five main types of viral hepatitis A, B, C, D and E.
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced that viral hepatitis will be one of nine research topics that will form the focus of the WISH 2018 conference.
Tribune News Network Doha THE World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced that viral hepatitis will be one of nine research topics that will form the focus of the WISH 2018 conference.
The aim is for the report to produce policy recommendations that can have a positive impact on the management of viral hepatitis and support global efforts being made to prevent transmission -- particularly in vulnerable populations.
USA], Nov 3 (ANI): Viral hepatitis is a global health problem.
Every activity that addresses viral hepatitis is a step towards eliminating it, he added.
In June 2016, the World Health Assembly endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis 2016-2021, which sets goals for the elimination of HBV and HCV as global health threats by 2030 and outlines the global actions needed to reach these goals (2).
Lim, MD, director of the viral hepatitis program at Yale University in New Haven.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling on countries to work together to eliminate viral hepatitis as figures from the organisation's latest report suggest the disease is killing as many people worldwide as HIV and TB.
Viral hepatitis refers to a primary infection of the liver by any of the heterogenous group of hepatitis virus types A, B, C, D and E.
Levels upto 300 U/L are nonspecific, whereas levels >1000 U/L occur in disorders associated with extensive hepatocellular injury such as viral hepatitis, ischemic liver injury, and toxin- or drug-induced liver injury.

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