Acute viral hepatitis

Chapter 3 Acute viral hepatitis




Key Points










Agents


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



HAV



















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