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What is the origin of the hepatitis virus?


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2009-09-10 03:25:24
2009-09-10 03:25:24

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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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.

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

Hepatitis is inflammation in the liver caused by the virus hepatitis B.

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

ebola virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus

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.

Hepatitis B is worse than Hepatitis A.

Hepatitis C virus contains RNA.

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

Hepatitis D requires co-infection with the B type.

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

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.

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.

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

The causative agent for Hepatitis B is Hepatitis B virus.

Hepatitis C is caused by the Hepatitis C virus.

Hepatitis B & C are in the blood.

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.

It is a virus called the Hep A virus.

It is caused by a group of hepatic virus.Hepatitis A : EchovirusHepatitis B:HepandnaviridaeHepatitis C: FlavivirusHepatitis D : UnassignedHepatitis E:Hepeviridae

The Hepatitis B virus is abbreviated HBV.The species is related of the Orthohepadnavirus.This virus belongs to the Hepadnaviridae family (of viruses)

There is no bacteria that causes hepatitis. Hepatitis A, B and C are caused by a virus, not a bacteria.

A different type of virus; hepatitis E is very rare.

No it is not. It is a virus.

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