HEPATITIS B What’s it? It’s a liver inflammation caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). How is it acquired? Blood transfusions used to be the main way of transmission, a circumstance that has become rare with the mandatory laboratory testing of donors. Currently, the sharing of syringes, needles and other instruments amid drug users, as… Continuar lendo HEPATITIS B


INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS What is it? It´s a clinical syndrome characterized by discomfort, headache, fever, a sore throat, enlarged lymph glands located in the neck or widespreading and mild, transient liver inflammation (hepatitis). Most of the time (79% of the cases) it has as its causative agent a virus called Epstein-Barr (EBV), but it also can… Continuar lendo INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS