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What is the incubation period for hepatitis?

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Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Hepatitis

Depends, usually for 4wks.

In brief: Hepatitis

Depends, usually for 4wks.
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
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In brief: Depends upon type

Different hepatitis infections are spread through different ways with different incubation periods.
Hepatitis a 15-50 days (30 is average incubation period) hepatitis b 45-160 days (90 is average incubation period) hepatitis c 2weeks-6months (6 weeks is average incubation period) hepatitis d 2-8 weeks (need simultaneous hep b infect) hepatitis e 15-60 days (40 days is average incubation period).

In brief: Depends upon type

Different hepatitis infections are spread through different ways with different incubation periods.
Hepatitis a 15-50 days (30 is average incubation period) hepatitis b 45-160 days (90 is average incubation period) hepatitis c 2weeks-6months (6 weeks is average incubation period) hepatitis d 2-8 weeks (need simultaneous hep b infect) hepatitis e 15-60 days (40 days is average incubation period).
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