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vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis

1. hepatitis caused by any one of at least seven immunologically unrelated viruses: hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis D virus, hepatitis E virus, hepatitis F virus, hepatitis G virus;
2. hepatitis caused by a viral infection, including that by Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus.
Synonym(s): virus hepatitis

viral hepatitis

GI disease Liver inflammation caused by viruses–eg, hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, F, GB, and other viruses. See Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis delta, Hepatitis E.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis

(vī'răl hep'ă-tī'tis)
1. Liver disorder caused or exacerbated by any one of at least seven immunologically unrelated viruses: hepatitis A-E and G, and the TT virus (TTV); the existence of hepatitis F virus remains putative.
2. Hepatitis caused by a viral infection, including infection by Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, and other herpesviruses.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis

(vīrăl hepă-tītis)
Hepatitis caused by various immunologically unrelated viruses: hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis D virus, hepatitis E virus, and hepatitis G virus.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type A

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
A viral disease with a short (15-50 days) incubation period caused by hepatitis A virus, often transmitted by fecal-oral route.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type B

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
A viral disease with a long incubation period (usually 50-160 days), caused by a hepatitis B virus, usually transmitted by injection of infected blood or blood derivatives or by use of contaminated needles, lancets, or other instruments or by sexual transmission.
Synonym(s): infectious hepatitis, short-incubation hepatitis.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type C

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
Principal cause of non-A, non-B posttransfusion hepatitis caused by an RNA virus; high percentage of patients develop chronic liver disease leading to cirrhosis.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type D

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
Acute or chronic hepatitis caused by a satellite virus, the hepatitis delta virus; chronic type appears to be more severe than other types of viral hepatitis.
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Virus hepatitis, Hepatitis C [Virusnie gepatiti, Gepatit C], in Russian, St-Petersburg, pp.
In particular, measures targeted to providing sufficient social status and the life quality (LQ), efficient organization of medical rehabilitation of patients with virus hepatitis become topical.
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