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Hepatitis E Summary

Description: Acute INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans; caused by HEPATITIS E VIRUS, a non-enveloped single-stranded RNA virus. Similar to HEPATITIS A, its incubation period is 15-60 days and is enterically transmitted, usually by fecal-oral transmission.

Also Known As: ET-NANBH; Enterically Transmitted Non A, Non B Hepatitis; Epidemic Non A, Non B Hepatitis; Hepatitides, Water-Borne; Hepatitis, Water Borne Show All >>

Networked: 493 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 42 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hepatitis E

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antigens : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 72 results : IBA
  2. Hepatitis B e Antigens : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 30 results : IBA
  3. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 66 results : IBA
  4. Antibodies : 1 outcome 5 studies in 82 results : IBA
  5. Vaccines : 1 outcome 3 studies in 21 results : IBA
  6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 21 results : IBA
  7. Immunoglobulin M (IgM) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 98 results : IBA
  8. Capsid Proteins (Capsid Protein) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 11 results : IBA
  9. Ribavirin (Virazole) : 1 outcome in 12 results : FDA 16 Generic
  10. Alanine Transaminase (SGPT) : 1 outcome in 11 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hepatitis E

  1. Infection
  2. Hepatitis B
  3. Hepatitis C
  4. Chronic Hepatitis B
  5. Autoimmune Hepatitis
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Key Therapies for Hepatitis E

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  1. Organ Transplantation : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 studies in 16 results
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 2 studies in 4 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 15 results
  5. Liver Transplantation : 5 results
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