Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
Hepatitis C Hepatitis C Virus a Flavivirus with RNA genome Parenteral route 40 to 120 days Na * Acute - gradual onset of anorexia , malaise & fatigue , nausea , vomiting , Jaundice in less than 25% cases, hapatomegaly in 1/3 rd cases * Chronic - asymptomatic or non specific symptoms like fatigue or malaise *Complication - cirrhosis , hepatocellular carcinoma * Acute - gradual onset of anorexia, malaise & fatigue, nausea , vomiting jaundice in less than 25% cases hepatomegaly in 1/ 3rd * Chronic - asymptomatic or non specific symptoms like fatigue or malaise * Complications - cirrhosis hepatocellular carcinoma No vaccine