viral; Viral Hepatitis
Disease of the liver causing inflammation. Symptoms include an enlarged liver, fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and dark urine.
Originally known as serum hepatitis, Hepatitis B has only been recognized as such since World War II, and has caused current epidemics in parts of Asia and Africa. Hepatitis B is recognized as endemic in China and various other parts of Asia. Over one-third of the world's population has been or is actively infected by hepatitis B virus (acronym HBV).
Hepatitis as related to Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis B - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hepatitis B is an infectious illness of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that affects hominoidea, including humans. Originally known as "serum ...
- CDC DVH - Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public
Hepatitis B Viral DNA refers to a test to detect the presence of Hepatitis B virus DNA in a person’s blood. A positive test means:
- Hepatitis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hepatitis (plural: hepatitides) is a medical condition defined by the inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue ...
- CDC DVH - Division of Viral Hepatitis Home Page
"Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver and also refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver. The most common types are Hepatitis A ...
- Hepatitis B Foundation
Welcome to the Hepatitis B Foundation Top Stories January 13, 2014. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of the National Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program
- What I need to know about Hepatitis B - National Digestive ...
You cannot get hepatitis B from. shaking hands or holding hands with an infected person; being coughed or sneezed on by an infected person; hugging an ...
- Hepatitis B: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Children and people at high risk for hepatitis B should get the hepatitis B vaccine. Babies should get a first dose of the hepatitis B vaccine at birth.
- Hepatitis B Testing: The Test - Lab Tests Online
Describes how hepatitis B tests are used, when hepatitis B tests are ordered, and what the results of a hepatitis B test might mean