General Virology and DNA Viruses
HBV all true, except: (DNB Dec 09)
|A||It is a DNA virus|
|B||Spreads by blood transfusion|
|C||HBsAg marker of acute infection|
|D||None of the above|
Hepatitis B virus is the only hepatitis virus that contains DNA. It spreads by sexual contact, parenteral route and vertically. HbsAg is raised in both acute and chronic infections.