Category : hepatitis : Health & Medical

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV),one of three viral agents that cause inflammation of the liver known as hepatitis or diffuse hepatocellular inflammatory disease. Hepatitis B is characterized by fever,nausea,vomiting,and yellow discoloration of the ...

Who Is Affected by Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is one of the most easily spread (contagious) forms of viral hepatitis, which include hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E. An estimated 78, 000 new hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections occurred in the United States in 2001.1An estimated 1.25 million Americans have long - term (chronic) hepatitis B