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hepatitis viruses

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
hepatitis viruses

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A disparate group of viruses that cause inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis A virus is a small (27 nm diameter) single-stranded RNA virus with some resemblance to ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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