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VIRAL HEPATITIS INCHILDRENEU, Department of PaediatricsHepatotropicvirusesAre designated hepatitis A, B,C, D, E, and G viruses2Other virusesCan cause hepatitis as one componentof a multisystem disease including:1.HSV 2.CMV 3.EBV 4.VZV 5.HIV 6.Rubella 7. Adenoviruses 8 .Enteroviruses 9. parvovirus B19 10.arboviruses3 Hepatotropic viruses havelittle in common from a virologystandpoint other than that theyinfect the same organ. In general, the symptoms resultfrom the body's immuneresponse, not infection itself.4The key differences are: Transmission route Incubation period Clinical manifestations Availability of a vaccine.5TYPE OF HEPATITISABCDESource ofvirusFecesBloodBlood derivedBody fluidsBloodBlood derivedBody fluidsBloodBlood derivedBody fluidsFecesRoute ofTransmissionFeco-oralPercutaneousPermucosalPercutaneousPermucosalPercutaneousPermucosalFecooralChronicInfectionNoYesYesYesNoPreventionPre / PostExposureImmunizationPre / PostExposureImmunizationBlood donorscreeningBlood donorscreeningPre / PostExposureImmunizationEnsureSafeDrinkingwater6HEPATITIS A* Small RNA virus.* Picorna virus family,* Spread by infectedhuman excrementThe Most Common and SilentViral Hepatitis in Children7HAV8HEPATITIS A Children play an important role inspreading HAV They are the ones most likel

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