Novel siadenovirus infection in a cockatiel with chronic liver disease.

This report describes a novel siadenovirus in a cockatiel that is highly identical to budgerigar adenovirus 1 and distinct from PsAdV-2 in cockatiels. We report the clinical pathologic, gross, and histopathologic findings in a cockatiel with chronic hepatitis and a novel siadenovirus, PsAdV-5. The sequencing data is presented with a phylogenetic analysis. PMID: 30711577 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Virus Research - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Virus Res Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Our study demonstrated the urgent need for improved liver screening, health education regarding risk behavior and improved awareness campaigns on liver disease. Interest of the general population may be presumed as more than 200,000 people accessed our test of their own accord. PMID: 31822163 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Elecsys Anti-HAV IgM assay-for the in vitro qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to hepatitis A virus (anti-HAV IgM) in human serum and plasma Catalog number: 07026773190
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ConclusionsLiver organoid model recapitulates the key features of Z-AAT deficiency and provides a useful tool for disease modeling.
Source: Hepatology International - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ranks among the most rapidly evolving cancers in the Western world. The majority of HCCs develop on the basis of a chronic inflammatory liver damage that predisposes liver cancer development and leads to deregulation of multiple cellular signaling pathways. The resulting dysbalance between uncontrolled proliferation and impaired predisposition to cell death with consecutive failure to clear inflammatory damage is a key driver of malignant transformation. Therefore, resistance to death signaling accompanied by metabolic changes as well as failed immunological clearance of damaged pre-neoplasti...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Blood tests can usually show whether a person has hepatitis C. However, these tests can give false-positive readings. Here, learn why this can happen.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news
ConclusionHCV infection was common in certain districts of Punjab and common in adults of 40–60 years. This finding needs to be confirmed in larger population-based study. The IV drug abuse is the risk factor of concern among young adults.
Source: Medical Journal Armed Forces India - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess the association between serum ferritin (SF) and NAFLD among middle-aged and elderly Chinese with normal weight. METHODS AND STUDY DESIGN: A total of 2029 Chinese adults aged 35-70 years with normal weight were involved in this cross-sectional study. General information, lifestyle factors and laboratory characteristics were collected. The concentrations of serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and SF were recorded. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) was applied to assess predictive performance of SF for NAFLD. Logistic regression analysis was conducted to evaluate the associations of SF w...
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr Source Type: research
This study modeled the prevention impact achieved from initiating a treat-all policy for HCV compared with treating different subgroups at country, regional and global levels.Journal of Viral Hepatitis
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Conditions:   Hepatitis B;   Compensated Cirrhosis Interventions:   Drug: Entecavir;   Drug: Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate;   Drug: Tenofovir alafenamide Sponsor:   Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University Recruiting
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María Maximina B. Moreno-Altamirano1*, Simon E. Kolstoe2 and Francisco Javier Sánchez-García1* 1Laboratorio de Inmunorregulación, Departamento de Inmunología, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico 2School of Health Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom Over the last decade, there has been significant advances in the understanding of the cross-talk between metabolism and immune responses. It is now evident that immune cell effector function strongly depends on the metabolic pathway in w...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
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