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Could we get a little more clarification about what you want to know here? Do you mean how does one contract hepatitis? Or do you want to know how it began years ago? Also, are you wanting information on all of the Hepatitis viruses or just one in particular (such as hep A, B, C, etc.)? How did it began years ago

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What is the pathogen that causes hepatitis?

The hepatitis virus is actually named that particular virus for which it refers to. For example, the virus for hepatitis B is called the hepatitis B virus (HBV), and the virus for hepatitis C is called hepatitis C virus (HCV), and so on.

What is the name of the organism that causes hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B virus Hepatitis B is a type of hepatitis caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV).

What are three types of viruses?

ebola virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus

Hepatitis A?

A liver disease caused by hepatitis A virus

Is hepatitis B a virus or bacteria?

Hepatitis B is a virus.A virus, known as Hepatitis B Virus, or HBV.

What is the full name of the virus that causes Hepatitis B and C that leads to cirrhosis?

Hepatitis B is caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis C is caused by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis B virus belongs to the family Hepadnaviridae, and the genus Orthohepadnavirus. Hepatitis C virus belongs to the family Flaviviridae, and the genus Hepacivirus.

Are The human immunodeficiency virus the hepatitis B virus and the hepatitis C virus all bloodborne pathogens?


What virus is worse Hepatitis A or Hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is worse than Hepatitis A.

Which hepatitis virus requires co-infection with another hepatitis virus?

Hepatitis D requires co-infection with the B type.

What is a hepatitis shot?

A hepatitis Vaccination is a shot that immunizes someone from the Hepatitis Virus.

Which hepatitis virus lives in the gastrointestial tract?

Hepatitis A.

What causes hepatitis B?

Usually caused by hepatitis B virus.

Is hepatitis caused by a virus or bacteria?

It is a virus.

Is hepatitis a bacteria or a virus?

Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease.

Hepatitis virus comes under which type of virus?

Several diseases of the liver, collectively known as hepatitis, are caused by viruses. The viruses involved, five of which have been reasonably well characterized, come from a wide range of virus families. Hepatitis A virus is a picornavirus, a small single strand RNA virus; hepatitis B virus belongs to the hepadnavirus family of double stranded DNA viruses; hepatitis C virus is a flavivirus, a single stand RNA virus; hepatitis E, also an RNA virus, is similar to a calicivirus. Hepatitis D which is also known as Delta agent is a circular RNA that is more similar to a plant a viroid than a complete virus.

What is scientific name of hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C Virus.

What is the scientific name for hepatitis b?

Serum hepatitis virus

How does hepatitis A affect your health?

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. One virus that causes hepatitis is called the hepatitis A virus. hepatitis A virus is carried in the bloodstream to the liver. It can then affect your liver to cause hepatitis. For some people with hepatitis A Shows not symptoms. The Common symptoms of Hepatitis A include flu-like symptoms and yellowing of your skin and the whites of your eyes (jaundice) which then gradually clear without treatment.

What pathogen causes hepatitis b?

The causative agent for Hepatitis B is Hepatitis B virus.

What kind of microbe causes hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is caused by the Hepatitis C virus.

What is the Common Name for Hepatitis C Virus?

Hepatitis C is formerly called non A non B hepatitis.

What if your boyfriend have hepatitis c can you get it?

Hepatitis C is caused by a virus called Hepatitis C virus, or HCV. It is spread by blood and body fluids - it can be spread by blood and semen.

Is hepatitis a a virus?


Is hepatitis a bacteria protist fungi or a virus?

Hepatitis A or B or C involves an infection of the liver caused by a virus.

Is Hepatitis A RNA or DNA?

Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a single stranded RNA virus of the family Picornaviridae.

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