Pathogen : Hepatitis B virus.
Mode of Transmission : Mainly through contaminated water.
Incubation Period : Generally 15-160 days.
(ii) Loss of appetite and nausea.
(iii) Eyes and skin become yellowish, urine deep yellow in colour (due to bile
(iv) Enlarged liver.
Prevention and Cure
Hepatitis B vaccine is now available in India.
(ii) Proper hygeine is to be observed.
(iii) Avoid taking fat rich substances.