Were you looking for information about Hepatitis C? Hapatitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
About 85 percent of people infected with the hepatitis C virus develop chronic hepatitis C, a condition in which the body is unable to completely get rid of the virus and long-term liver infection occurs. Transmission occurs most frequently when a person comes in contact with infected blood, which can happen by sharing needles for tattoos, body piercings, or drugs. If treatment is recommended for hepatitis C, it usually involves medications.
(Click Hepatitis C for the full-length article on hepatitis C that includes information on how it is spread, what you can do to prevent transmission, and what symptoms may occur with the disease. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on hepatitis C.)