A 51-year-old member asked:
How does the hepatitis b virus attack the immune system?
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Dr. Nela Cordero answered
53 years experience in Pediatrics
HEPATITIS B: Liver injury is determined by patient's immune response to infection. Hepatocellular damage is indicated by the presence of serologic immune markers, predominance of t lymphocytes and plasma cells. Response to therapy with corticosteroids and immunosuppressants.
Answered on Jul 15, 2012
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