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Differentiation between viral hepatitis

  • Edouard Kurstak
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Abstract

Hepatitis is a general term for inflammation of the liver due to a variety of causes, for example: several different viruses, bacteria, toxins, drugs or excessive intake of alcohol.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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