Viral Hepatitis

Current Status and Issues

  • Edouard Kurstak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Introduction

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  3. Hepatitis A virus and disease

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  4. Hepatitis B virus and disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
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  5. Hepatitis D virus and disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
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  6. Hepatitis C virus, hepatitis E virus and disease

  7. Different forms of viral hepatitis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 211-219

About this book


In the 1990’s significant advances in the understanding of viral hepatitis have been observed. In particular, our knowledge of the nature and diversity of viruses causing hepatitis in humans have substantially increased. "Virus Hepatitis” comprehensively and uniquely presents these valuable information all in a single volume for the utmost benefit of medical practitioners, microbiologists, as well as those actively involved in health administration world-wide. The virological, clinical epidemiological, diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive aspects pertaining to all the types of hepatitis known to date including hepatitis C and E are thoroughly discussed.

Authors and affiliations

  • Edouard Kurstak
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyUniversity of MontrealCanada
  2. 2.World Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland
  3. 3.King Fahad National Guard HospitalRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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