A virus isolated from the blood of some patients with posttransfusion hepatitis that is hypothesized to be a cause of hepatitis by some investigators, but the virus has not yet been confirmed as a cause of acute or chronic hepatitis.
- Hepatitis, infectious
An infectious form of hepatitis, such as hepatitis A.
- Hepatitis, non-A, non-B
The old name for hepatitis C, before the causative virus was identified.
- Hepatitis, viral
Liver inflammation caused by a virus. Specific hepatitis viruses have been labeled A, B, C, D, and E. Some other viruses, such as the Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus, can also cause hepatitis, but the liver is not their primary target.
- Hepatitis, toxic
Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) caused by an industrial chemical such as carbon tetrachloride or phosphorus.