> Hepatitis D viroid (not true virus) only with Hep B
Sorry Prateek...HDV *is* a virus, albeit one which requires the surface
antigens from co-infecting HBV to make up the extracellular particle.
>The acute stage of infection involves severe hepatic
...or can be subclinical in presentation as well.
> and recurring symptoms may ultimately lead to liver failure.
...and cirrhosis...and variceal hemorrhages.
kfischer at gpu.srv.ualberta.catyr-2 at bones.biochem.ualberta.ca