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Hepatitis A and E

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Betty Robertson PhD

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0259

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Robertson, B. 2010. Hepatitis A and E. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Hepatitis A Virus
  • 3
    Hepatitis E Virus

Keywords:

  • hepatitis A and E;
  • enterically transmitted viral hepatitis;
  • HAV cell receptor;
  • prodromal symptoms of infection-malaise, anorexia, and abdominal discomfort;
  • HEV strains-comprising single serotype of antigenically related viruses;
  • HEV proteins;
  • postexposure prophylaxis;
  • cholestatic hepatitis A, relapsing hepatitis A-two less severe complications of type A hepatitis