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Viral Hepatitis in Children

Nel, Etienne*; Sokol, Ronald J.; Comparcola, Donatella; Nobili, Valerio; Hardikar, Winita§; Gana, Juan Cristóbal||; Abarca, Katia; Wu, Jia-Feng#; Chang, Mei-Hwei#; Renner, James Kweku**

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: November 2012 - Volume 55 - Issue 5 - p 500–505
doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e318272aee7
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*Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Hepatometabolic Unit - Bambino Gesù“ Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy

§Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Australia

||Division of Paediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Unit, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago

Division of Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases Unit, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

#Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

**College of Medicine, University of Lagos/ Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos Nigeria.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Etienne D. Nel, MD, Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa (e-mail:

Received 30 August, 2012

Accepted 30 August, 2012

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

Copyright 2012 by ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN