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Descriptor English:   Hepatitis B, Chronic 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hepatitis B Crónica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hepatite B Crônica 
Synonyms English:   Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Hepatitis B Virus Infection, Chronic
Chronic Hepatitis B  
Tree Number:   C02.256.430.400.100
C02.440.435.100
C06.552.380.350.100
C06.552.380.705.437.100
Definition English:   INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS B VIRUS lasting six months or more. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact. 
History Note English:   98 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy TM transmission
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   33343 
Unique Identifier:   D019694 

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