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Mesh term Hepatitis B

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Hepadnaviridae Infections
Hepatitis, Viral, Human


INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS genus, HEPATITIS B VIRUS. 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.

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Hepatitis B, Chronic

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