Is Hepatitis Hereditary

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Gilbert syndrome

Is gilbert syndrome a form of hepatitis and is it contagious?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...glucuronyltransferase) responsible for the metabolism of bilirubin. Generally harmless, Gilbert's syndrome is neither a form of hepatitis nor contagious.BY Read more »

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