Medical Definition of Viral hepatitis type A

1. A virus disease with a short incubation period (usually 15 to 50 days), caused by hepatitis A virus, a member of the family Picornaviridae, often transmitted by faecal-oral route; may be inapparent, mild, severe, or occasionally fatal and occurs sporadically or in epidemics, commonly in school-age children and young adults; necrosis of periportal liver cells with lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltration is characteristic and jaundice is a common symptom. Synonym: epidemic hepatitis, hepatitis A, infectious hepatitis, MS-1 hepatitis, short incubation hepatitis, virus A hepatitis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Viral Hepatitis Type A

viral antigen
viral core proteins
viral cystitis
viral delivery vector
viral dysentery
viral encephalomyelitis
viral envelope
viral envelope proteins
viral fusion proteins
viral gastroenteritis
viral haemagglutination
viral haemorrhagic fever
viral haemorrhagic fever virus
viral hemorrhagic fever
viral hepatitis
viral hepatitis type A (current term)
viral hepatitis type B
viral hepatitis type C
viral hepatitis type D
viral hepatitis type E
viral hepatitis vaccines
viral infection
viral interference
viral load
viral marketing
viral matrix proteins
viral media
viral meningitis
viral myocarditis
viral nonstructural proteins

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