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Which of the following statement is true about the HBV infection process?



A. Incubation period from 50 to 180 days, begins with midl flu-like sings and symptoms followed by a period of extreme fatige and depression, which can extend for several months; symptoms last 2-6 weeks
B. Last from a few weeks to several months, it does not lead to chronic infection, transmission is mainly via-fecal-contaminated food and water.
C. Symtoms are less severe; symptoms usually begin 7 weeks following infection; onset of symptoms may range from 2 to 24 weeks
D. Acute state 1 - 2 weeks massive replication patient may asymptomatic or have a flu like syndrome

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Asked by Cmgarnier on Oct 28, 2016

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Jul 20, 2017

The recent findings from the CDC have HBV's incubation period as 45-160 days.

HCV is 14-180.

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Apr 17, 2017

Incubation is 45 to 160 days for Hep B and 14-180 for Hep C , I feel there is a mixture of the two in this answer?
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Oct 28, 2016

Incubation period from 50 to 180 days, begins with midl flu-like sings and symptoms followed by a period of extreme fatige and depression, which can extend for several months; symptoms last 2-6 weeks
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