infectious hepatitis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to infectious hepatitis: hepatitis B

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
They range in severity from mild gastroenteritis to diseases that can be life threatening, such as infectious hepatitis and dysentery.
Camp provided medical facilities of Eyes Testing by specialist doctors and provision of spectacles, General Medical care and medicines, testing for Sugar, Infectious Hepatitis B&C and Dental Care.
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.
Infectious hepatitis in Delhi (1955-56): A critical study; epidemiology.

Full browser ?