"THE NEW HUNT FOR KILLER VIRUS-HEPATITIS-B" (ELIMINATION OF VIRAL HEPATITIS, AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE PHYSICIAN'S PERSPECTIVE)

Raghavendra Rao M.V, Dilip Mathai, S. P. Pallavi, Vijaya Raj URS, Mahendra Kumar Verma, J. Madhavi, Ramanaiah C. Jagarlamudi, Sowmya MK

Abstract


Jaundice is a disease that your friends diagnose. Know safety. No infection. The liver is the largest internal organ in the body. Here, there and everywhere the Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is present.

It is present at high levels in many different body fluids. Hepatitis has been a major plague of mankind. The clinical signs of HBV vary widely. Most cases are asymptomatic. However, sometimes fever, loss of appetite, abdominal discomfort, nausea, fatigue, and other symptoms gradually appear.

 

Hepatitis B can cause mild illness lasting a few weeks, or it can lead to a serious, lifelong illness. The virus infects hepatic cells and causes liver tissue degeneration and release of liver associated enzymes (transaminases) into the bloodstream. This is followed by jaundice, accumulation of bilirubin (A black down product of hemoglobin) in the skin and other tissues with resulting yellow appearance


Keywords


Bilurubin, Cirrhosis, hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), HBsAg, Colo-Rectal Liver Metastases, Chronic hepatitis B (CHB),Seroprevalence

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