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hepatitis B infection

^ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0004197


INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS genus, HEPATITIS B VIRUS. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.

Synonyms: viral hepatitis B, hepatitis B, chronic