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What is the scientific name of the microorganism that causes hepatitis b?

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Dr. John Fung
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In brief: HBV

The virus that causes hepatitis b is called hepatitis b virus.
It is transmitted through maternal to fetal transmission as the principle route, but can be transmitted through sexual exposure. Vaccination to hbv is effective at eliminating the risk of acquiring hbv infection.

In brief: HBV

The virus that causes hepatitis b is called hepatitis b virus.
It is transmitted through maternal to fetal transmission as the principle route, but can be transmitted through sexual exposure. Vaccination to hbv is effective at eliminating the risk of acquiring hbv infection.
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