Local and global epidemiology of acute hepatitis.- Acute hepatitis A.- Acute hepatitis B.- Acute hepatitis C.- Hepatitis D co-infection.- Hepatitis E.
This book presents up-to-date, practically oriented information on major topics in acute hepatitis. The coverage encompasses epidemiology; diagnosis, including molecular methods; treatment and challenges; and the management of co-infections. The book opens by examining the local and global epidemiology of acute hepatitis. Detailed attention is then paid to each of acute hepatitis A, acute hepatitis B, acute hepatitis C, hepatitis D co-infection, and hepatitis E. Acute Hepatitis will be of high value for general practitioners and specialists in gastroenterology, infectious diseases, and internal medicine. It will be international in scope in terms of both authorship and appeal.
Resat Ozaras, MD, Professor is in Infectious Diseases Department of Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University, Turkey. He studies acute hepatitis and chronic hepatitis of B, C, and D. He is a member of Viral Hepatitis Study Group of European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID).
Joop Arends, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht), where he works in the Department of Infectious Diseases and leads the HIV and viral hepatitis research group. His translational research focuses on the clinical aspects of hepatitis B and C (co)-infections as well as the role of HIV-induced immune activation in relation to comorbidities. He is the former chair of the European Study Group for Viral Hepatitis (ESGVH) and has served on the program committee for the European Conference for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Within the Netherlands he actively participates in nationwide guideline meetings and hepatitis projects (MC Free advisory board). He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and is on the editorial board of Infectious Diseases and Therapy.