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Disease Hepatitis C

Name Hepatitis C
Synonyms HCV, RESISTANCE TO, INCLUDED | HCV, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO HEPATITIS C VIRUS, RESISTANCE TO, INCLUDED | HEPATITIS C VIRUS INFECTION, RESPONSE TO THERAPY OF, INCLUDED | HEPATITIS C VIRUS, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO | Hepatitis, Viral, Non-A, Non-B, Parenterally-Transmitted | Parenterally Transmitted Non A, Non B Hepatitis | Parenterally-Transmitted Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis | PT-NANBH
Definition INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.
Categories Digestive system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D006526
OMIM® ID 609532
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hepatitis, Viral, Human Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis C Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Flaviviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis C Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hepatitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis, Viral, Human Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis C Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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