Hepatitis D

Hepatitis D is caused by a defective RNA virus ( “Delta-agent”), which replicates only in the presence of the hepatitis B virus. It happens with acute HBV infection or as superinfection in chronic HBV infection as a co-infection. See also causes of hepatitis and overview of the acute viral hepatitis.) Hepatitis D is caused by a defective RNA virus ( “Delta-agent”), which replicates only in the presence of the hepatitis…

September 3, 2018
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