HOMEPRODUCTSSERVICESCOMPANYCONTACTFAQResearchDictionaryPharmaMobileSign Up FREE or Login

Hepatitis D

INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS DELTA VIRUS, a defective RNA virus that can only infect HEPATITIS B patients. For its viral coating, hepatitis delta virus requires the HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGENS produced by these patients. Hepatitis D can occur either concomitantly with (coinfection) or subsequent to (superinfection) hepatitis B infection. Similar to hepatitis B, it is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
Also Known As:
Infection, Delta; Superinfection, Delta; Delta Superinfections; Disease, Labrea; Diseases, Labrea; Fever, Amazon Black; Hepatitides, Delta; Infections, Delta; Labrea Diseases; Superinfections, Delta; Amazon Black Fever; Black Fever, Amazon; Delta Hepatitis; Delta Infection; Delta Superinfection; Hepatitis, Delta; Labrea Disease
Networked: 612 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 45 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Superinfection
3. Chronic Hepatitis B
4. Hepatitis
5. Chronic Hepatitis D

Experts

1. Wedemeyer, Heiner: 16 articles (12/2015 - 03/2009)
2. Manns, Michael P: 12 articles (07/2014 - 01/2002)
3. Zachou, Kalliopi: 9 articles (12/2015 - 01/2002)
4. Casey, John L: 9 articles (07/2014 - 04/2002)
5. Yurdaydin, Cihan: 7 articles (12/2015 - 08/2002)
6. Heidrich, Benjamin: 7 articles (12/2015 - 06/2010)
7. Bozkaya, Hakan: 7 articles (12/2015 - 08/2002)
8. Abbas, Zaigham: 7 articles (08/2015 - 01/2011)
9. Lai, Michael M C: 7 articles (01/2010 - 04/2002)
10. Dalekos, George N: 6 articles (12/2015 - 11/2010)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hepatitis D:
1. Hepatitis B Surface Antigens (HBsAg)FDA Link
2. AntigensIBA
3. InterferonsIBA
4. Hepatitis B e AntigensIBA
5. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
6. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)FDA Link
7. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
8. Carbon MonoxideIBA
9. AntibodiesIBA
10. Hepatitis B Vaccines (Hepatitis B Vaccine)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
4. Therapeutics
5. Plasmapheresis