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Hepatitis E in 1st trimester of preg.risks,treatment?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Is unique RNA virus

...With 4 genotypes, outbreaks of which have accounted for epidemics in europe in 18th &19th centuries, & today in india and asia where the infection is endemic.
Outbreaks have particularly high attack rates & mortality among pregnant women. Fecal-oral transmission from person-to-person. See no chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, cancer but severe hepatitis with fulminant hepatic failure is possible.

In brief: Is unique RNA virus

...With 4 genotypes, outbreaks of which have accounted for epidemics in europe in 18th &19th centuries, & today in india and asia where the infection is endemic.
Outbreaks have particularly high attack rates & mortality among pregnant women. Fecal-oral transmission from person-to-person. See no chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, cancer but severe hepatitis with fulminant hepatic failure is possible.
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