hepatitis A

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Synonyms for hepatitis A

an acute but benign form of viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood serum and is usually transmitted by ingesting food or drink that is contaminated with fecal matter

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On November 21, 2017 the Kentucky Department for Public Health declared an outbreak of acute hepatitis A in several counties throughout the state.
A previously healthy 36 years-old male had been hospitalized with the diagnosis of acute hepatitis A infection one month previously.
Because of the acute hepatitis A infection, methylprednisolone could not be given.
Testing for immunoglobulin (Ig) M antibodies against HAV (IgM anti-HAV) is the mainstay of the serologic diagnosis for acute hepatitis A infection and has been highly sensitive and specific.
In Dallas County, a few more cases of acute hepatitis A were reported in 2008 (n = 46) than in 2007 (n = 42) or 2009 (n = 40), potentially leading to a greater number of positive results.
Key Words: Acute hepatitis A, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Nephritic syndrome
Our patient had simultaneous onset of Guillain-Barre syndrome, acute hepatitis A followed by nephritic syndrome.
Transient sinus bradycardia in a child during the course of acute hepatitis A.
Hussain Z, Das BC, Husain SA, Murthy NS, Kar R Increasing trend of acute hepatitis A in north India: need for identification of high-risk population for vaccination.
International travel to regions where hepatitis A is endemic poses a substantial risk for acquiring hepatitis A, but this was reported by only ~4% of patients with acute hepatitis A in the Sentinel Counties Study.
Clinicians should be advised that if acute hepatitis A and B have been ruled out, the potential for HEV should be considered.
State health departments and CDC have investigated persons with positive serologic tests for acute hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection (i.
Demographic features of sporadic acute hepatitis as determined by viral hepatitis markers.
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