© 1993

Viral Hepatitis

Current Status and Issues


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Introduction

    1. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 1-12
  3. Hepatitis A virus and disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 15-23
    3. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 28-32
    4. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 33-37
  4. Hepatitis B virus and disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 69-74
    3. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 75-82
    4. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 105-110
    5. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 111-118
    6. Edouard Kurstak
      Pages 119-127
  5. Hepatitis D virus and disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149

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

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

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Viral Hepatitis
  • Book Subtitle Current Status and Issues
  • Authors Edouard Kurstak
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Vienna 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-211-82387-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-7091-4437-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 217
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Hepatology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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