J Pediatr Infect Dis 2006; 01(02): 083-088
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1557071
Review Article
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart – New York

Hepatitis G, hepatitis SEN, hepatitis TT and hepatitis TT-like viruses: New emerging hepatitis viruses in pediatric patients

Viroj Wiwanitkit
a  Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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17 November 2005

04 January 2006

Publication Date:
28 July 2015 (online)


Hepatitis virus infection is an increasing problem with millions of affected cases all over the world. Recently, some new viruses have been identified for their association with hepatitis. These include hepatitis G, hepatitis SEN, hepatitis TT and hepatitis TT-like viruses. In this article, important information on epidemiology, pathogenicity, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of these viral infections are reviewed and presented.