• Steroids
  • A colleague, Wayne Potts, who had been constantly badgered by the upper hierarchy and haunted by a patient (nicknamed "The Yellow Man" for his fulminant necrotic hepatitis, who goes comatose and eventually dies possibly because Potts had not put him on steroids), commits suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • lymphocytes
  • GBV-C is a member of the Flaviviridae family and is phylogenetically related to hepatitis C virus, but replicates primarily in lymphocytes, and poorly, if at all, in hepatocytes. (wikipedia.org)
  • virus
  • Acute hepatitis E in Catania (eastern Sicily) 1980-1994: the role of hepatitis E virus. (microbiologyresearch.org)
  • We present the case of an immunocompetent, previously healthy young woman who contracted herpes simplex virus, presumably through a recent tongue piercing, which progressed to fulminant hepatitis and death. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Hepatitis E virus (HEV) was diagnosed by nested polymerase chain reaction, the specificity of which was confirmed by direct sequencing of amplified DNA. (bmj.com)
  • GB virus C (GBV-C), formerly known as hepatitis G virus (HGV) and also known as Human pegivirus - HPgV is a virus in the Flaviviridae family and a member of the Pegivirus genus, is known to infect humans, but is not known to cause human disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • GB-C virus does not appear to encode a C (core or nucleocapsid) protein like, for instance, hepatitis C virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hepatitis G virus and GB virus C (GBV-C) are RNA viruses that were independently identified in 1995, and were subsequently found to be two isolates of the same virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • GB Virus C (and indeed, GBV-A and GBV-B) is named after the surgeon, G. Barker, who fell ill in 1966 with a non-A non-B hepatitis which at the time was thought to have been caused by a new, infectious hepatic virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed]9 Through their roles in immune homeostasis, it has been shown that depletion of the Treg cell population in murine models for disease lead to enhanced immune responses to a variety of infectious agents including hepatitis C virus (HCV). (wikipedia.org)