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Flashcards in viral hepatitis Deck (10):
1

viral hepatitis passed fecal-oral

hepatitis A
hepatitis E
FECAL-ORAL = both ENDS of hepatitis alphabet

2

hepatitis viruses with vaccines

hepatitis A
hepatitis B given as infant (will protect against hep D too)

3

higher mortality in pregnant women

hepatitis E

4

virus has chronic form or carrier state

hepatitis B - 10% get chronic (unless transplacental transmission or HIV (immunocompromised) = 80-90%)
hepatitis C - 80-90% get chronic

5

viral hepatitis passed by blood, sexual contact, or transplacental

hepatitis B (sexual primarily)
hepatitis D
hepatitis C (IVDU primarily)

6

increased risk HCC

hepatitis B
hepatitis C

7

only one that is dsDNA

hepatitis B

8

↑ AST + ALT
negative hepatitis serology
symptoms of hepatitis
may have other autoimmune conditions:
hemolytic anemia, type I DM, thyroiditis, celiac sprue, UC

autoimmune hepatitis

9

+ ANA and/or
+ anti-smooth muscle antibody

type 1 autoimmune hepatitis

10

+ anti-liver-kidney microsomal antibody and/or
+ anti-liver cytosol antibody

type 2 autoimmune hepatitis