“Viral hepatitis” refers to infections caused by viruses that affect the liver. Viral hepatitis includes five distinct diseases, caused by five different viruses. The different viruses are called by a letter name:
Read a more in-depth article about hepatitis A and E, written by Johns Hopkins gastroenterologists, which details the anatomical description of the causes of hepatitis A and E.
Read our FAQs about hepatitis A and E.
Why choose Johns Hopkins Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology for viral hepatitis?
A laparoscopic liver biopsy provides an accurate diagnosis with a minimally invasive procedure.Find out more about liver biopsy.