infectious hepatitis


Examples of infectious hepatitis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cockroach–a new suspect in the spread of infectious hepatitis. Rebecca Kreston, Discover Magazine, 9 May 2012 The typical viruses that cause infectious hepatitis were not seen in the children’s cases, though adenovirus is considered a suspect. Marina Pitofsky, USA TODAY, 21 Apr. 2022 The usual viruses that cause infectious hepatitis were not seen in the cases, and scientists and doctors are considering other possible sources, including COVID-19, other viruses and environmental factors. Maria Cheng, ajc, 19 Apr. 2022 The unfinished manuscript suddenly cuts off in 1927, the year Dr. Andersen had a prolonged attack of infectious hepatitis. Katie Hafner, Scientific American, 11 Nov. 2021 People on waitlists typically already are vaccinated to protect against infectious hepatitis A and B, pneumonia, shingles and the flu, Kumar told USA TODAY. Ken Alltucker, USA TODAY, 21 Oct. 2021 The common thread in the research is the lack of a substance called interferon that helps orchestrate the body’s defense against viral pathogens and can be infused to treat conditions such as infectious hepatitis. Jason Gale, Fortune, 25 Sep. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of infectious hepatitis was circa 1941

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“Infectious hepatitis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

infectious hepatitis


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