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A 27-year-old female sex worker presents to a free clinic complaining of tea-colored urine and clay-colored stools. Patient history reveals a recent trip to Mexico and non-specific systemic symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, and low-grade fever. She admits to alcohol and injection drug abuse. Physical examination reveals epigastric discomfort and yellow-tinged sclerae. Blood work shows the following: Three years later, a new panel is performed on the same patient, with the following results: 



A. Acute HBV
B. Chronic HBV
C. HBV-HDV co-infection
D. HBV-HDV super-infection

This question is part of Viral hepatitis prt 2
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Feb 18, 2020

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Answered Apr 23, 2018

HBV-HDV super-infection
 

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