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Hepatitis C by Argel MdR

The Virus Research Project

Argel Monte de Ramos

on 15 May 2013

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Hepatitis C The Virus Research Project Electron Micrograph of HCV Non-sterilized needles for tattoos and body piercing
Sharing of Personal things
Not practicing Safe Sex
Blood Transfusion
Receiving organs from people who have Hepatitis C Causes Symptoms Preventions Affect People's Lives Defense Mechanism Hepatitis C Jaundice
Pain in the right upper abdomen
Abdominal swelling due to fluid
Dark urine
Itching skin
Appetite Lost
Nausea and Vomiting
Clay-colored or pale stools Skin produces enzymes to help kill bacteria
Second line of defense - leukocytes and phagocytes
These engulf invading microbes
Third line of defense- lymphocytes
Third line of defense also consists of T-cells What is Hepatitis C? •When handling blood, Health Care workers should
use gloves and sanitize everything.

•Do not share needles with anyone.

•Do not get tattoo or body piercings or receive acupuncture from someone who does not have a permit or license.

•Do not share personal items that can cause bleeding. Emotional Distress
Resignation (work)
Discrimination Tattoo Needles Blood transfusion Jaundice Itching of Skin Fever Nausea & Vomiting Appetite Lost Symptoms Hepatitis A Hepatitis C Difference Between Hepatitis A, B and C Hepatitis A (HAV) is found in people’s feces
no chronic infection with HAV Hepatitis B Hepatitis B (HBV) is found in blood as well as bodily fluids
HBV can be either acute or chronic Vaccinations for both A & B Hepatitis C is found only in blood
no vaccine for HCV
HCV is for the most part a chronic illness Differences
(With other types) Treatment Medicines - Peginterferon and other antiviral drugs
Helping body to get rid of the virus.
Reducing the risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer

Liver transplant
This may be recommended for persons who develop cirrhosis and liver cancer. source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/ Source: http://bodyandhealth.canada.com/ source: http://www.who.int/ source: http://www.fisher.co.uk source:http://www.bio.davidson.edu/ source: http://commons.wikimedia.org source: http://www.tektonics.org source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/ source: http://images.google.ca/ source: http://www.who.int source: http://www.youtube.com/ source: http://www.youtube.com/ source: http://www.youtube.com/ sources: http://www.immunize.org/ & https://www.bannerhealth.com/ source: http://www.dpcdsb.org/ source: http://www.hepatitis.va.gov Lytic or Lysogenic? Hepatitis C Virus is Lysogenic
It stays dormant
Most people do not know they have it.
Turns lytic once it can’t stay in the host cell anymore. Source: http://bodyandhealth.canada.com/ HCV VICTIMS Canada: 242,500 individuals are infected with (HCV).
21% of these individuals don't know they are infected and remain undiagnosed.
Many people infected with HCV have no symptoms and are unaware of their infection, but they are still infectious. source: Public Health Agency of Canada Mortality Rate As of the latest list of WHO of Death Rate (2011), Canada has 0.7 rate per 100,000 population.
It means that in every 100,000, there are 700 people who have chronic type of hepatitis and can lead to death. source: http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com A Liver disease
Can range in severity from a mild illness lasting to a few weeks to a serious condition. Hepatitis C Virus Life Cycle source: http://www.rockefeller.edu/pubinfo/hepc.html source: http://www.youtube.com Essential Question step 1 step 6 step 5 step 4 step 3 step 2 This Project is brought to you by: Argel Monte de Ramos April Elma Geronimo Lydia Soda Norene Francisco References Health Organization. (n.d.). Hepatitis C. WHO Media Centre. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs164/en/ Hepatitis "Key Facts"
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Body and Health Canada. (n.d.). Hepatitis C - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis - Condition Factsheets - Body & Health. Site Map - Body & Health. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://bodyandhealth.canada.com/condition_info_details.asp?disease_id=292
Rockefeller University. (n.d.). hepc. The Rockefeller University. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://www.rockefeller.edu/pubinfo/hepc.html
Eisenberg, J. (2012, November 27). Treating Chronic Hepatitis C - PubMed Health. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0050553/ References Medcenter, M. (Director). (2012). Hepatitis C Early Detection and Prevention [Documentary]. United States: Youtube.
Action Coalition. (n.d.). Hepatitis A, B, and C: Learn the Differences. immunize.org. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4075.pdf
Manch, R. (2010, February 22). What is the difference between Hepatitis A B C. Banner Health - Arizona AZ, Colorado CO, Alaska AK, California CA, Nebraska NE, Nevada NV and Wyoming WY. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://www.bannerhealth.com/Services/Health+And+Wellness/Ask+the+Expert/Flu+Cold+Infections/_What+is+the+difference+between+Hepatitis+A+B+C.htm
Mayer, G. (2011, May 24). Virus-host interactions. Redirect to New Biomedical graduate page. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/mayer/vir-host2000.htm
Mental Health and Hepatitis C - Hepatitis C. (n.d.). Hepatitis C Home. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/patient/mental/index.asp
Hepatitis C - Public Health Agency of Canada. (2012, June 11). Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) | Agence de la sante publique du Canada (ASPC). Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hepc/index-eng.php
WHO. (n.d.). HEPATITIS C DEATH RATE BY COUNTRY. World Life Expectancy. Retrieved March 30, 2013, from http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/cause-of-death/hepatitis-c/by-country/ By: Argel Monte de Ramos
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