Table 2. Viruses Associated With Hepatitis

Hepatic Virus TypesMode of TransmissionClinical Consequences
Hepatitis A Food, drinking water. Little or no association with cancer.Full recovery (usually)
Hepatitis B Body fluids, e.g., blood, semenCan cause liver damage; can result in acute or chronic HCC
Hepatitis C Body fluids, e.g., blood, semenAcute hepatitis and chronic liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer
Hepatitis D Body fluids, e.g., blood, semenAcute hepatitis
Hepatitis E Infected drinking water
Hepatitis F No virus confirmed
Hepatitis G To be determined

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