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Hepatitis A (cont.)

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Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Medical Editor: Mary Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP

REFERENCES: Hepatitis A Vaccination. Prevention of Hepatitis A Through Active or Passive Immunization

Klevens RM, Kruszon-Moran D, Wasley A, et al, Seroprevalence of hepatitis A virus antibodies in the U.S.: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Public Health Rep., 126(4):522-32, 2011. Hepatitis A. Seroprevelence.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MB, BCh, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center. Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.

Last Editorial Review: 10/12/2011

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