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Hepatitis Delta Virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis Delta Virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.265.270
B04.450.411
B04.820.480.875
Unique ID
D003698
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003698
Annotation
infection = HEPATITIS D or HEPATITIS D, CHRONIC
Scope Note
A defective virus, containing particles of RNA nucleoprotein in virion-like form, present in patients with acute hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis. It requires the presence of a hepadnavirus for full replication. This is the lone species in the genus Deltavirus.
Entry Term(s)
Delta Agent
Delta Virus
Deltavirus
Hepatitis D Virus
Registry Number
txid12475
Related Numbers
txid39759
NLM Classification #
QW 170
Previous Indexing
Hepatitis B (1977-1985)
Hepatitis B Antigens (1977-1985)
Public MeSH Note
98; see DELTA AGENT 1986-97; for HEPATITIS DELTA VIRUS see DELTA AGENT 1997
History Note
98(86)
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/05/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Hepatitis Delta Virus Preferred
Deltavirus Broader
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