Other Viruses That Affect the Liver

  • Authors: Lisa VanWagner, MD, MSc, FAST (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Primary care providers should be aware of the several hepatotropic viruses associated with hepatitis and prophylactic strategies instituted in immunocompromised patients (Table 1)
  • The American Society of Transplantation has published several guidelines on the management of many of these viruses in patients with solid organ transplantation
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