Definition of Hepatitis delta

1. Noun. A severe form of hepatitis.

Exact synonyms: Delta Hepatitis
Generic synonyms: Hepatitis



Medical Definition of Hepatitis delta

1. Hepatitis delta is a severe form of hepatitis which arose recently. It is caused by a combination of the delta virus (a defective virus) and the virus which causes hepatitis B. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatitis Delta

hepatitis D virus
hepatitis antibodies
hepatitis antigens
hepatitis b e antigens
hepatitis b surface antigens
hepatitis b vaccines
hepatitis b virus
hepatitis c-like viruses
hepatitis c antibodies
hepatitis c antigens
hepatitis contagiosa canis
hepatitis delta (current term)
hepatitis delta virus
hepatitis e virus
hepatitis externa
hepatitis viruses
hepatitises
hepatization
hepatize
hepatized
hepatizes
hepatizing
hepato
hepato-
hepato-pancreas
hepatobiliary

Literary usage of Hepatitis delta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"Farci P, Gerin JL, Aragona M, Lindsey I, Crivelli O, Balestrieri A. Diagnostic and prognostic significance of the IgM antibody to the hepatitis delta virus. ..."

2. State Methadone Treatment Guidelines: A Treatment Improvement Protocol by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... as evidenced by the presence of some marker for that disease, and around 30 percent by that time had evidence of hepatitis delta infection. ..."

3. Screening for Infectious Diseases Among Substance Abusers: A Treatment by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... Viral hepatitis D is caused by the hepatitis delta virus (HDV). HDV infection occurs in persons with concurrent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection who ..."

4. Biotechnology in a Global Economy by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"... non-A, and non-B hepatitis, delta hepatitis, chronic myelogenous leukemia HIV SOURCE: Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Biotechnology Medicines ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... a result of cirrhosis and liver cancer.128 Persons with acute or chronic HBV infection are also at risk for infection with hepatitis delta virus (HDV), ..."

6. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"... hepatitis B to others—by sharing injection equipment, sexually, and perinatally. An even more virulent form of hepatitis, delta, is also a risk among ..."

7. Biotechnology in a Global Economy by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1991)
"... non-A, and non-B hepatitis, delta hepatitis, chronic myelogenous leukemia HIV SOURCE: Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Biotechnology Medicines ..."

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