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eMedTV Germs A-Z
Hepatitis B Virus - Influenza Virus
This page contains links to eMedTV Germs containing information on subjects from Hepatitis B Virus to Influenza Virus. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Germs
- Hepatitis B Virus
As the name implies, the hepatitis B virus is the organism responsible for hepatitis B. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides additional information about this virus, including how it is spread and its possible symptoms and complications.
- Hepatitis C Virus
As this eMedTV resource explains, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the cause of hepatitis C, a disease that causes liver inflammation. This article takes a closer look at this virus, including how it is transmitted, how it affects the liver, and more.
- HIV Virus
The HIV virus has to make a copy of its DNA inside a host cell in order to replicate. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses the organization of this virus and explains which class of viruses it belongs to.
- Influenza Virus
The influenza virus is not only highly contagious -- it also is highly changeable. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines this virus in detail, including subtypes, how it is transmitted, and what makes it so changeable.