A. Neuschwander-Tetri Brent

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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A I. What every physician needs to know. The hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a hepatotropic 27 nm, non-enveloped, positive-stranded RNA virus of Picornaviridae family, closely related to enterovirus and erbovirus genera. Since humans are the only known reservoir for HAV, theoretically HAV could be eradicated with widespread immunization and prevention of fecal contamination…

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