Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
Hepatitis D Hepatitis D Virus ( RNA virus ) * Parenteral route * Perinatal transmission 2 to 12 weeks Na * Acute & Chronic inflammatory disease of liver * Complication - cirrhosis * Acute & Chronic inflammatory disease of liver * Complication - cirrhosis Vaccination with HBV vaccine protects against subsequent HDV infection