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Hepatitis B

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Wolfram H. Gerlich PhD Professor and Director1,
  2. Michael Kann MD Professor of Virology2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0261

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Gerlich, W. H. and Kann, M. 2010. Hepatitis B. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Justus Liebig University Giessen, Institute of Medical Virology, Giessen, Germany

  2. 2

    Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Properties of the Virus
  • 3
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects

Keywords:

  • hepatitis B;
  • epidemic jaundice;
  • endoplasmic reticulum (ER);
  • glucocorticoid-responsive elements (GRE);
  • negative regulating element (NRE);
  • post-transcriptional regulatory element (PRE);
  • HBe protein;
  • acute hepatitis B