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Hepatitis D is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Hepatitis D virus (HDV) is a defective RNA virus, Hepatitis delta virus. It cannot replicate on its own in the human host.
    • Enveloped, circular RNA.
  • HDV requires active hepatitis B virus (HBV) for replication.
    • Either super-infection or co-infection scenarios with HBV can occur.

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Last updated: May 1, 2016

Citation

Auwaerter, Paul. "Hepatitis D." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540266/all/Hepatitis_D.
Auwaerter P. Hepatitis D. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540266/all/Hepatitis_D. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. (2016). Hepatitis D. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540266/all/Hepatitis_D
Auwaerter P. Hepatitis D [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540266/all/Hepatitis_D.
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