Medical Definition of Virus b hepatitis

1. A virus disease with a long incubation period (usually 50 to 160 days), caused by hepatitis B virus, a DNA virus and member of the family Hepadnoviridae, usually transmitted by injection of infected blood or blood derivatives or by use of contaminated needles, lancets, or other instruments; clinically and pathologically similar to viral hepatitis type A, but there is no cross-protective immunity; HBsAg is found in the serum and the hepatitis delta virus occurs in some patients. Synonym: hepatitis B, serum hepatitis, transfusion hepatitis, virus B hepatitis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Virus B Hepatitis

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virulent bacteriophage
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virulent phage mutant
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viruliferous
viruria
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virus-transformed cell
virus A hepatitis
virus B hepatitis
virus C hepatitis
virus III of rabbits
virus X disease
virus activating protease
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virus hepatitis of ducks
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virus keratoconjunctivitis
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