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Is Hepatitis Hereditary

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autoimmune hepatitis

is autoimmune hepatitis genetic or hereditary ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is suspected that some patients may have a genetic predisposition, but it is not known for sure. There are two types of autoimmune hepatitis. One can develop in people of any age. The other type, usually develops in only girls or young women and... Read more »

Is HIV hereditary?

I'm just wondering if it is possible for HIV to be hereditary, for example: if the grandmother... Read more »

Difference between HIV impact and hereditary issues?

Hello. I am female, 32yrs old, and have been HIV+ since 1990 (based on history, though I was not... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hemophilia Group Says U.K. Government May Not Compensate Families of Hemophiliacs Who Acquired Hepatitis C From Blood Supply

The British Hemophilia Society on Tuesday said it is afraid that the U.K. government will not compensate widows and dependents of hemophiliacs who were infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, London's Guardian reports. ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
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HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection Update From the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis

Several presentations at the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013), which took place in late March in New York City, highlighted new findings on HCV/HIV coinfection. Pablo Labarga (of Hospital Carlos III in Madrid, Spain)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

23 Indian Children Get HIV From Blood Transfusions

At least 23 children with thalassemia, a rare genetic disorder that requires regular transfusions, have tested positive for HIV after receiving tainted blood, Indian officials said today. The government of Gujarat state has dispatched a team of... Read more »
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Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »

Co infeccion ( vih/hepatitis C ) elisa 12 meses?

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
En el caso de que el virus de la hepatitis C haya sido adquirido en el mismo riesgo en el cual se adquiere vih, las pruebas de vih y hepatitis C podrian ser negativas hasta los 12 meses.

Se han visto casos en que el VHC examen de anticuerpos no... Read more »

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