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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Antiretrovirals can have longterm side effects, but NASH and fibrosis are not among those side effects in people with high liver enzymes but without hepatitis virus infection.
Avoid exposure to blood or body fluids of persons known to have or carry the hepatitis virus. Sharing needles with anyone must not be done.
As it is quite obvious that hepatitis virus directly attack patients liver and if liver will not work properly, there are many chances of patient to suffer with disease like ascites (fluid in the abdomen), portal hypertension (increase blood pressure in liver sinusoids), cirrhosis (shrunken liver), liver cancer and kidney failure.
In terms of indication, the market has been classified into pneumonia, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), sepsis, tuberculosis, dermatophytosis, aspergillosis, candidiasis, hepatitis virus infection, HIV infection, respiratory virus infection, and others.
The first patient was 48 years old and was suffering from Hepatitis Virus C and liver tumor and his 40-year-old sister donated parts of her liver for him, he added.
HYDERABAD -- Former Director of Nuclear Institute of Medical Radiology (NIMRA), Dr Naeem Leghari on Tuesday said liver cancer would be an epidemic of future as one out of three people in the world have been infected with hepatitis virus.
She added: 'In some local hospitals, some reuse needles after boiling them, but hepatitis virus is a resistant virus, it will not die except they autoclave such things
Therefore, our government should arrange free-of-charge screening of hepatitis B and C so that people could know whether they were infected with hepatitis virus. Also, the government should make the hepatitis screening certificate mandatory at the time of issuance of computerised national identity cards to citizens so that the government could know the actual number of patients infected with viral hepatitis in the country.
To prevent being infected by the hepatitis virus, individuals must wash hands after using the restroom and before eating or preparing meals; use own towels, toothbrushes and eating utensils; do not have sex with someone who has hepatitis A infection; do not share food, drinks, drugs or cigarettes with other people, the Macomb County Health Department (https://health.macombgov.org/sites/default/files/content/government/health/pdfs/news/Health-HepatisAdetected041718.pdf) state d.
This scenario enhanced the importance and need for the training, workshops and lectures to increase awareness regarding hepatitis virus and safe practices among physicians and health care workers, Dr.
The genus Orthohepadnavirus consists of pathogens that infect mammals, and it currently contains 4 species: hepatitis B virus, woodchuck hepatitis virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woolly monkey hepatitis B virus.