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Hepatitis

  • Richard L. Greenman

Abstract

In addition to a number of viruses, toxins and drugs can cause injury to the liver. Ethanol is perhaps the most common example of a toxin/drug etiology of hepatitis. This chapter will, however, deal exclusively with the viral etiologies of hepatitis, the epidemiology of these agents, and clinical strategies for prevention of disease.

Keywords

Acute Hepatitis Yellow Fever Virus Posttransfusion Hepatitis Chlorine Residual Intravenous Drug Abuser 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard L. Greenman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseasesUniversity of Miami School of Medicine, and Miami Veterans Administration Medical CenterMiamiUSA

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