Definitions for "Viral hepatitis"
Keywords:  hepatitis, hav, hdv, hev, hcv
Inflammation of the liver caused by viruses. Certain viral strains (particularly hepatitis B viruses) are transmitted particularly by sexual contact. Viral hepatitis is therefore considered a sexually transmitted disease.
A form of hepatitis caused by one of the hepatitis viruses (HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV, or HEV).
a liver inflammation caused by viruses. There are seven specific hepatitis viruses (HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV, HEV, HGV and TTV). Other viruses, like cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), can also cause hepatitis, but their primary target is not the liver.