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What is hepatitis d?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Hepatitis D

Or delta is a coinfection of hepatitis B that increases significantly the rate of complications.
Please note that the virus involved in hepatitis D is conditionally pathogen and cannot be transmitted in the absence of Hepatitis B. The best prophylaxis, given its behavior, is to be vaccinated against hepatitis B.

In brief: Hepatitis D

Or delta is a coinfection of hepatitis B that increases significantly the rate of complications.
Please note that the virus involved in hepatitis D is conditionally pathogen and cannot be transmitted in the absence of Hepatitis B. The best prophylaxis, given its behavior, is to be vaccinated against hepatitis B.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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