hepatitis A


hepatitis A
Small (27nm diameter) single-stranded RNA virus with some resemblance to enteroviruses such as polio. Causes "infectious hepatitis".

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hepatitis C — Classification and external resources Electron micrograph of hepatitis C virus purified from cell culture. The scale = 50 nanometers ICD 10 B …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis B — Classification and external resources Electron micrograph of hepatitis B virus ICD 10 B …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis — Classification and external resources Alcoholic hepatitis evident by fatty change, cell necrosis, Mallory bodies ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis B — Micrografía electrónica de un virus de la hepatitis B Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hepatitis D — Virus classification Group: Group V (( )ssRNA) Order: Unassigned Family: Unassigned …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis A — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 B15 CIE 9 070.1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hepatitis C — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 B …   Wikipedia Español

  • hepatitis — f. hepat. Inflamación aguda o crónica del hígado. Las causas pueden ser diversas: de tipo tóxico, tras la toma de ciertos fármacos, setas, alcohol y sustancias químicas como el tetracloruro de carbono; de tipo infeccioso, como la leptospirosis,… …   Diccionario médico

  • hepatitis B — bē n a sometimes fatal hepatitis caused by a double stranded DNA virus (species Hepatitis B virus of the genus Orthohepadnavirus, family Hepadnaviridae) that tends to persist in the blood serum and is transmitted esp. by contact with infected… …   Medical dictionary

  • hepatitis B — f. hepat. Hepatitis vírica que se transmite fundamentalmente a través de la sangre mediante transfusiones o con jeringas u objetos contaminados con ella. El período de incubación oscila entre 50 y 160 días. También se denomina hepatitis sérica.… …   Diccionario médico

  • hepatitis C — sē n hepatitis caused by a single stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae (species Hepatitis C virus of the genus Hepacivirus) that tends to persist in the blood serum and is usu. transmitted by infected blood (as by injection of an illicit …   Medical dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.