Acute viral hepatitis.
Aust Fam Physician | Published : 1978
It is now possible to define two forms of acute viral hepatitis by means of specific serological tests and at least one other form by exclusion. These diseases are known as hepatitis A, hepatitis B and non A non B hepatitis respectively. Major features of the virology, pathogenesis, laboratory diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of spread and control of each disease are briefly reviewed.