Disease Information for Hepatitis G (GBV-C) virus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Yellow skin discoloration
Abdominal Pain while Pregnant
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Fever with Jaundice
Jaundice/Yellow skin and eyes
Yellow eyeballs/Scleral icterus
Fatigability
Acutely ill patient/signs
Asymptomatic patient
Chronic Fatigue
Constitutional symptoms
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Weight Loss
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Moderate illness/disease
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Blood products/transfusion/finger stick accident
Exposure/Spread via blood/needles/shared needles
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hemophilia
Patient/Viral hepatitis
Patient/Dialysis shunt/hemodialysis
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Lifestyle/Drug addiction/population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/PCR/Antigen test/Abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Hepatic Enzymes Abnormal (Lab)
Liver Functions Abnormal (Lab)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Alkaline phosphatase, liver isoenzyme/serum (Lab)
Alkaline phosphatase, serum (Lab)
ALT (SGPT) (Alanine transferase) (Lab)
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
Bilirubin, serum (Lab)
Gammaglutamyl transferase/GGT (Lab)
HGV/RNA (pcr) titer (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Nucleotidase/5 (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Liver biopsy/Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Autoimmune hepatitis
Hepatitis Delta Viral
Hepatitis E virus
Hepatitis, type A
Hepatitis, type B viral
Hepatitis, type C viral
Associated Disease & Complications
Bilirubinemia
Gastritis/viral/secondary
Hepatitis G virus
Hepatitis, secondary
Hepatitis, viral
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Blood transfusion/potential spread (ex)
AGENT/Flavivirus (Arbovirus group B) (ex)
AGENT/Highly Contagious/infectious
AGENT/Percutaneous transmission agent (ex)
AGENT/Persisting carrier state (ex)
AGENT/RNA virus (ex)
AGENT/Virus (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Hepatitis G (GBV C) virus, Synonym/HGV (GBV-C)
Definition

A species of virus (unassigned to a genus) in the family FLAVIVIRIDAE; It is genetically heterogeneous, of human origin, and transmitted by blood or blood products; Despite its alternate name (Hepatitis G virus), its pathogenicity remains controversial; known also as GBV-C;protective against HIV-AIDS by decreasing cell CCR5 receptor protein

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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