Google Custom Search
Podcast Advocacy 2014 HBV Meeting navigation menu

Home

PA Biotech
Visit our Baruch Blumberg Institute of Living Science
World Hepatitis Alliance Member
HepB United
 

Hepatitis D

Caused by the Hepatitis D Virus (HDV)

  • Can only become infected with HDV if you already have a hepatitis B infection.
  • Transmitted through infected blood, sex, needles and from infected women to their newborns.
  • Hepatitis D co-infections cause more serious and rapid liver damage.
  • There is no effective treatment, except for a liver transplant.
  • The hepatitis B vaccine can prevent a hepatitis D infection.

 

Page last reviewed February 2014

donate
amazon smile

Connect with Us

facebook twitter youtube linkedin
Hep B Blog
Bookmark and Share
Site design by Ferguson Lynch  FL logo