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F2 12/13 1pm Hepatitus Virus

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Hep A
travel problem. IgM spikes acute, IgG shows immunity
HepE
lethal in 20% of pregancy cases
HepB virion
ssDNA and dsDNA+RT+DNApol+RNAHseH
HepB profile
youth-> chronic disease, age->acute disease. 4-12wk incubation
Chronic HepB
HBsAg and anti-HBcAgIgG
Acute HepB
HBeAg, HBsAg, anti-HBcAgIgM
Immunized
anti-HBsAg
HepC profile
causes HCC 10-12yrs post infection, IV DRUG USERS not treated b/c psychiatric instability, flavivirus (+RNA)
HepC Dx
EIA-ELISA+ > RIBA/RTPCR+ > increased ALT
HDV
co HepB leads to superinfection in Middle East, Africa, and S. Italy