DOC: HEPATITIS B VIRUS BIOLOGY


Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes transient and chronic infections of the liver. Transient infections may produce serious illness, and approximately 0.5% terminate with fatal, fulminant hepatitis. Chronic infections may also have serious consequences: nearly 25% terminate in untreatable liver cancer (10). Worldwide deaths from liver cancer caused by HBV infection probably exceed one million per year (52, 162).... Document/File: .pdf, filesize: n/a. Filetype: pdf. Filename: hepatitis-b-virus-biology. Title: Hepatitis B Virus Biology. 2014.

 

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