What are the various types of hepatitis?
There are at least five types of hepatitis caused by different hepatitis viruses.
- Hepatitis A - formerly called "infectious hepatitis"
- Hepatitis B - formerly called "serum hepatitis"
- Hepatitis C - formerly called "non-A, non-B hepatitis"
- Hepatitis D - also known as "delta hepatitis," an infection that exists
only in combination with hepatitis B virus
- Hepatitis E - formerly known as "epidemic" or "water-borne non-A,