• With 300 million people living with viral hepatitis unaware, the campaign focuses on the importance of diagnosis and linkage to care, and calls on all individuals and organisations to take action to find the missing millions. (worldhepatitisalliance.org)
  • The role of histologic evaluation in the diagnosis and management of autoimmune hepatitis and its variants. (springer.com)
  • On 8 March 2018, WHO launched the "Progress report on access to hepatitis C treatment" which is an update on the first edition, published in 2016. (worldhepatitisalliance.org)
  • for example, screening for exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C may be done because of increased risk of the disease (use of illegal drugs, multiple sex partners) or at the time of blood donation. (labtestsonline.org)
  • In the United States, hepatitis A is estimated to occur in about 2,500 people a year and results in about 75 deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hepatitis B is mainly sexually transmitted, but may also be passed from mother to baby during pregnancy or childbirth. (wikipedia.org)
  • A particular form of chronic liver disease prevalent among young women with an excessive increase in protein and υ-globulin was first described by S. Amberg (1942) ( 2 ) and later by J. Waldenström (1950), who used the name "autoimmune hepatitis" . (springer.com)