Hepatitis delta virus which causes severe acute and chronic liver disease was discovered following the detection of a novel antigen-antibody system in hepatitis B virus carriers. Currently, HDV is classified as a subviral satellite of hepatitis B virus. However, unlike other satellite viruses, the dependence of HDV on HBV is limited solely to the provision of an envelope of hepatitis B surface antigen for virus assembly. Research into the molecular virology of the HDV life cycle has revealed a fascinating collection of ...

Hepatitis Delta Virus 2010, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783642067518

Trade paperback

Hepatitis Delta Virus 2006, Springer, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9783540298014

2006 edition