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- Hepatitis D virus (HDV) is a defective RNA virus, Hepatitis delta virus. It cannot replicate on its own in the human host.
- Enveloped, circular RNA.
- HDV requires active hepatitis B virus (HBV) for replication.
- Either super-infection or co-infection scenarios with HBV can occur.