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During acute hepatitis B infections, most liver cells are virally infected. Why do not most hepatitis B infected individuals die from acute liver failure?



A. CD8+ T lymphocytes clear the virus by destroying infected cells
B. NK cells clear the virus by destroying infected cells
C. Antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity specifically destroys infected cells.
D. Hepatitis B virus replicates too slowly to induce significant liver damage.
E. CD8+ T lymphocytes clear the virus by purging viruses from infected cells in a non-cytolytic fashion.

This question is part of Block 14 Viral hepatitis prt 1
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Dec 19, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 25, 2017

CD8+ T lymphocytes clear the virus by purging viruses from infected cells in a non-cytolytic fashion.
 

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