Just like the measles shot and the hepatitis shot and the flu shot, the goal is prevention, pure and simple.
Three years after his big win, he was dead of hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver.
In addition, risks for hepatitis C include sharing straws (or rolled dollar bills) to snort cocaine or receiving a tattoo.
Is a veteran adult performer filming scenes after testing positive for hepatitis?
He looked more like a tired and worn 60, perhaps because he is said to be suffering from hepatitis.
In this vast region the conditions for the production of hepatitis exist abundantly.
This form of hepatitis has thus far been observed almost exclusively in infants.
A very grave case of hepatitis endangered his life seriously.
Obscure lameness in front, of the right leg mostly, may be a symptom of hepatitis.
In the liver it may occasion inflammation and the formation of an abscess attended with all the usual symptoms of hepatitis.
1727, coined from Greek hepatos, genitive of hepar "liver," from PIE root *yekwr- (cf. Sanskrit yakrt, Avestan yakar, Persian jigar, Latin jecur, Old Lithuanian jeknos "liver") + -itis "inflammation."
hepatitis hep·a·ti·tis (hěp'ə-tī'tĭs)
n. pl. hep·a·tit·i·des (-tĭt'ĭ-dēz')
Inflammation of the liver, caused by infectious or toxic agents and characterized by jaundice, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain.
Inflammation of the liver, usually caused by any of various infectious agents or toxins, including alcohol and numerous chemical compounds. Symptoms usually include jaundice, fatigue, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain. There are five types of viral hepatitis: A, B,C, D, and E. Hepatitis A, an acute infection caused by a virus of the genus Hepatovirus is transmitted by contaminated food and water. Hepatitis B, caused by a virus of the genus Orthohepadnavirus and Hepatitis C, caused by a virus of the genus Hepacivirus, are more serious infections that are transmitted through infected bodily fluids such as blood and semen.
An inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is most often caused by a virus, but it can be the result of exposure to certain toxic agents, such as drugs or chemicals. One viral form of the disease is spread by contaminated food and water, and other forms by contaminated injection needles and blood transfusions. Symptoms of hepatitis include fever and jaundice.