infectious hepatitis meaning

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Noun: infectious hepatitis  in'fekshus `hepu'tItis
  1. An acute but benign form of viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood serum and is usually transmitted by ingesting food or drink that is contaminated with faecal matter
    - hepatitis A

Type of: viral hepatitis

Encyclopedia: Infectious hepatitis

Hepatitis caused by HEPATOVIRUS. It can be transmitted through fecal contamination of food or water.n : HEPATITIS A


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  1. The cause of death was listed as infectious hepatitis.
  2. Hepatitis A, or infectious hepatitis, inflames the liver and causes weakness and jaundice.
  3. Eshmont died in 1957 of infectious hepatitis.
  4. Typhoid and infectious hepatitis appeared more frequently as the war progressed and clean water became scarce.
  5. There she contracted infectious hepatitis, but continued working contrary to her doctor's orders.

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