Viral hepatitis: Know your D,E,F and Gs

Tepper, Martin L.; Gully, Paul R.
June 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p1735
Academic Journal
Describes newly identified hepatitis viruses namely Hepatitis D delta virus (HDV), Hepatitis E (HEV), Hepatitis F (HFV), Hepatitis G (HGV or HGBV-C). Pathogenesis and transmission of the virus.


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