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Hepatitis

Question Answer
Hepatitis type ____ cannot generate disease state without also having Hepatitis type ____D; B (when both are active it is Hepatitis D)
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Virus source of types of Hepatitis
Question Answer
Hep AFeces
Heb BBlood & Body fluids (blood-derived)
Hep CBlood & Body fluids (blood-derived)
Hep DBlood & Body fluids (blood-derived)
Hep EFeces
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Route of Transmission of types of Hepatitis
Question Answer
Hep AFecal-Oral
Heb Bpercutaneous/permucosal
Hep Cpercutaneous/permucosal
Hep Dpercutaneous/permucosal
Hep EFecal-Oral
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Incubation period of types of Hepatitis
Question Answer
Hep A30 days
Hep B60 days
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Question Answer
Which types are chronic infections?B, C, & D
Which types are acute infections?A & E
Which types can be prevented with Immunization?A, B, & D
Infection of what type is diagnosed by presence of HAV-!gMAcute Hepatitis A infection
What 2 drugs are used to treat Hepatitis B?Interferon & Lamivudine
what 2 drugs are used to treat Hep C?Interferon & Ribavirin
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hepatitis B diagnostic markers

Question Answer
used as a general marker of infection.HBsAg
used to document recovery and/or immunity to HBV infection􏰀 HBsAb
marker of acute infection.􏰀 anti-HBcIgM
past or chronic infection􏰀 anti-HBcIgG
indicates active replication of virus and therefore infectiveness.􏰀 HBeAg
virus no longer replicating. However, the patient can still be positive for HBsAg which is made by integrated HBV􏰀 Anti-Hbe
indicates active replication of virus, more accurate than HBeAg especially in cases of escape mutants. Used mainly for monitoring response to therapy.􏰀 HBV-DNA
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