Arch Virol 2017 Sep 7. Epub 2017 Sep 7.
Laboratory of Human Virology, Institute of Tropical Pathology and Public Health, Federal University of Goias, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.
Viral hepatitis is a liver infection caused by one of the six hepatitis viruses: hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, and G virus (HAV to HEV and HGV). These agents differ in their biological, immunological, pathological and epidemiological characteristics. They cause infections that, when symptomatic, lead to clinical manifestations and laboratory findings that are not specific to a particular virus, often making differential diagnosis difficult, especially when no knowledge is available regarding the patient's medical history or the epidemiological background. Read More