Acute viral hepatitis

Chapter 3 Acute viral hepatitis

Key Points


The agents of acute viral hepatitis can be broadly classified into two groups: the enterically transmitted agents and the blood-borne agents.

Enterically transmitted agents

These agents, namely, hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis E virus (HEV)

Blood-borne agents

These agents, namely, HBV, hepatitis D virus (HDV), and HCV, are

1. HBV

Epidemiology and Risk Factors


Jun 4, 2016 | Posted by in GASTROENTEROLOGY | Comments Off on Acute viral hepatitis
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