Definition of Hepatitis D

1. Noun. an acute form of hepatitis, transmitted by blood, sexual contact, and body fluids. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hepatitis D

1. A rare form of viral transfusion hepatitis. A defective viral agent that occurs only in association with hepatitis B infection. The delta agent may also increase the severity of hepatitis B infection. Complications include chronic persistent hepatitis and fulminant hepatitis. A test known as anti-delta agent antibody is positive and used to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment is the same as for hepatitis B. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatitis D

hepatitic
hepatitides
hepatitis
hepatitis-associated antigen
hepatitis A
hepatitis A virus
hepatitis B
hepatitis B antibodies
hepatitis B antigen
hepatitis B core antigen
hepatitis B e antigen
hepatitis B surface antigen
hepatitis B vaccine
hepatitis C
hepatitis C virus
hepatitis D (current term)
hepatitis D virus
hepatitis E
hepatitis a immunization
hepatitis antibodies
hepatitis antigens
hepatitis b e antigens
hepatitis b immunization
hepatitis b surface antigens
hepatitis b vaccines
hepatitis b virus
hepatitis c-like viruses
hepatitis c antibodies
hepatitis c antigens
hepatitis contagiosa canis

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