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hepatitis D virus

a small "defective" RNA virus, similar to viroids and virusoids, that requires the presence of hepatitis B virus for replication. The clinical course is variable but is usually more severe than other hepatitides.

delta virus

hepatitis D virus.
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Epidemiology of hepatitis delta virus (HDV) infection.
Hepatitis delta virus testing, epidemiology and management: a multicentre crosssectional study of patients in London.
Identification of a natural intergenotypic recombinant hepatitis delta virus genotype 1 and 2 in Vietnamese HBsAg-positive patients.
NASDAQ: EIGR) has been granted orphan drug designation by the US Food and Drug Administration for pegylated interferon lambda 1a (Lambda) as a potential treatment for chronic hepatitis delta virus (HDV) infection, the company said.
Of the 350 million chronic carriers of hepatitis B in the world, it is estimated that 18 million (approximately 5%) are coinfected with hepatitis delta virus.
Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) is a subviral agent that can lead to severe acute and chronic forms of liver disease in association with hepatitis B virus.
Molecular phylogenetic analyses indicate a wide and ancient radiation of African hepatitis delta virus, suggesting a deltavirus genus of at least seven major clades.
Lai established himself as a foremost virologist on the international stage, excelling in not just one virus, but in three different disparate and medically important viruses, including coronavirus, hepatitis delta virus (HDV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV).
M2 PHARMA-July 28, 2017-Eiger wins US FDA's fast track designation for pegylated interferon lambda for the treatment of hepatitis delta virus infection
1997) have shown that in Latin America the super infection with genotype III of the Delta virus in HBV carriers of genotype F was present in almost all-typical histopathological cases [27].
On the other hand, when studying the Bangui cases we found genotype II of the Delta virus to be predominant in the Central African cases.
He is interested in understanding the virus-induced demyelination, coronavirus, hepatitis C virus and hepatitis delta virus (HDV).