infectious hepatitis


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infectious hepatitis

[in′fek·shəs ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Type A viral hepatitis, an acute infectious virus disease of the liver associated with hepatic inflammation and characterized by fever, liver enlargement, and jaundice. Also known as catarrhal jaundice; epidemic hepatitis; epidemic jaundice; virus hepatitis.
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The significantly worse outcomes included disability index at day 1 for acute low back pain, length of first stage of labor, contraction strength, assisted delivery, analgesia required during labor, 5-minute Apgar score, venous thrombosis after myocardial infarction, and time for recovery from acute infectious hepatitis.
As reported by research entomologists, cockroach control measures correlated with decreases in the incidence of infectious hepatitis in a badly infested housinjg project in southern Californa.
If you've been exposed to infectious hepatitis (the "A" kind), or are traveling to an area where gamma globulin protection is recommended, your doctor can quickly lay his hands on a supply by calling Armour at (800) 727-6737 or Dr.
One-half of the nurses also said they were more frightened caring for an AIDS patient than for a patient with infectious hepatitis, a more contagious but less serious disease.
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Pakistan, being a high prevalence country for infectious hepatitis, has to take steps on war footing to adopt measures to prevent the spread of hepatitis in its masses.

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