hepatitis by huangyuarong

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									Michelle Drabish
What is Hepatitis?
• Swelling and Inflammation of the Liver
• Caused by:
   • Medication
   • Liver Damage (Alcholism)
   • Viruses (Hepatitis A, B, or C)
Hepatitis A
 Hepatitis A:
    • Flu-like symptoms
    • resolved in a month
    • discovered in 1947
                      Discovered:
                       Dr. Blumberg – 1967,
                      vaccine in 1969
Hepatitis B and C      C in 1979

Hepatitis B and C:
   • more serious
   • cancer causing
   • cirrhosis
Hepatitis A:
• FECES!
    • diapers
    • food with poo?

Hepatitis B and C:
• Blood (not funny)
• fluids
    • LIKE SEMEN MICHAEL!
•



    • Fever
    • Fatigue
    • Loss of Appetite
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Light feces, but
    • Dark urine
    • Jaundice
Single Stranded RNA
-Surrounded in envelope
      (see next slide)
           Frequency
• 80,000 new cases annually
• 4.4 million with chronic hepatitis
• Fewer and fewer cases since
  vaccine has become
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002139/
http://www.webmd.com/hepatitis/hepatitis-prevent-
10/slideshow-risks

								
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