By Chiaho Shih
The scope of the publication is particularly extensive, protecting quite a lot of parts in HBV/HDV and HCV learn, together with either simple and scientific technology. the chosen subject matters diversity from epidemiology, immunology, molecular virology and oncology, to scientific remedy.
Chronic Hepatitis B and C involves 14 chapters, every one being a overview of a unique subject on HBV or HCV. whereas overview articles on a unique subject are available in periodical journals, they have a tendency to be extra limited in presentation. accordingly, this ebook will offer extra in-depth insurance of what are provided as "unpublished effects" and "data no longer proven" in magazine articles. moreover, numerous authors during this booklet don't write evaluate articles on a regular basis. a few authors wrote reports on a selected subject on a regular basis, yet they attempted a brand new subject during this booklet (e.g., Dr. YF Liaw on normal course," Dr. Shih on "virion release," Dr. Michael Lai on "lymphotropism of HCV," and so forth ... ). total, the publication will provide important details on the slicing age.
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HDV superinfection is highly prevalent in the Mediterranean countries, but its prevalence decreases recently, probably due to the use of disposable needles, safe sex, and improvement in socioeconomic standards. HDV superinfection can also suppress HBV replication. indd 20 8/23/2012 1:27:48 PM b1310 Chronic Hepatitis B and C Natural Course of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection 21 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Due to shared routes of transmission, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is prevalent (10–15%) in patients with chronic HBV infection in the West but rare in the East, possibly because of different prevalence of HIV infection.
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Chronic Hepatitis B and C : Basic Science to Clinical Applications by Chiaho Shih