hepatitis virus


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hepatitis virus

[′hep·ə′tīd·əs ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
Any of several viruses causing hepatitis in humans and lower mammals.
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Among 62 people with HIV and persistently high liver enzymes--but without hepatitis virus infection--73% had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), 55% had nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and 18% had advanced fibrosis.
Avoid exposure to blood or body fluids of persons known to have or carry the hepatitis virus.
The Iranian president pointed to the dispatch of drug cargos contaminated with hepatitis virus to Iran several years ago which, he said, were fortunately all found and confiscated, as an example of such attempts by certain countries, alluding that there is a biological war underway in the world.
There are different types of Hepatitis virus -- A,B,C,D and E -- of which the most prevalent is hepatitis A, an acute infection associated with waterborne disease.
These serologic markers of the hepatitis B virus help distinguish infection with this virus from other hepatitis virus infections, all of which cause nonspecific signs, symptoms, and laboratory findings, said Dr.
In preliminary studies that used referential RNA viruses, we attempted to determine the nucleic acid sequences of SARS coronavirus, mouse hepatitis virus, West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, and dengue virus type 2 in culture supernatants (10-100 [micro]L) by using the RDV method.
Vince Allegra, 22, spearheaded the drive when he was a junior in 1989 - one year after discovering he couldn't donate because he has a hepatitis virus in his blood.
A WOMAN infected with the hepatitis virus after receiving tainted blood was awarded pounds 35,000 yesterday
Clapper(3) (1)Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Doylestown, PA, (2)Institute of Hepatitis Virus Research, Doylestown, PA, and (3)Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Also on This Day: 1400: Death of poet GeoffreyChaucer; 1415: The English defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt; 1838: Birth of French composer Georges Bizet; 1839: The world's first railway timetable was published in Manchester; 1881: Birth of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso; 1911: The last horse-bus service ran in London; 1951: Winston Churchill became Prime Minister for the second time; 1961: The satirical magazine Private Eye was published for the first time; 1983: 2,000 American troops invaded Grenada; 1984: The hepatitis virus was identified.
The researchers hope this year to begin testing the drugs on people infected with hepatitis virus.
The danger associated with being a chronic carrier of any hepatitis virus is the increased risk of developing cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.