Hepatitis Delta Virus

  • Author: Mario Rizzetto, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/1/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Eight HDV genotypes have been identified (Figure 1)[Dény 2006]
    • Genotype 1 is the most common worldwide and has a variable clinical course
    • Genotype 2 is predominant in the Far East and often results in less progressive disease[Dény 2006]

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