How to use Hepatitis-a in a sentence
Neutralizing antibody to hepatitis A virus in immune serum globulin and in the sera of human recipients of immune serum globulin.
Recommended vaccinations include Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, yellow fever, polio, meningococcal diseases and rabies.
The 1990s brought us a hepatitis A vaccine and artificial muscles.
Get Hepatitis A and typhoid immunisations about 4 weeks before you go.
Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV).Advertisement
According to the Centers for Disease Control, HAV infects up to 200,000 Americans each year with the highest rate of hepatitis A being among children five to 14 years of age.
Almost 30 percent of reported cases of hepatitis A occur among children under 15 years of age, chiefly because they are frequently in close contact with other children in school and at daycare.
The states with the highest incidence of hepatitis A account for 50 percent of the reported cases.
Persons with hepatitis A may not have signs or symptoms of the disease and older persons are more likely to have symptoms than children.
This test detects a specific antibody, called hepatitis A IgM, that develops when HAV is present in the body.Advertisement
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), routine vaccination of children is the most effective way to lower the incidence of hepatitis A nationwide.
Short-term protection against hepatitis A is available from immune globulin, a preparation of antibodies that can be given before exposure for short-term protection against hepatitis A and for persons who have already been exposed to HAV.
Hepatitis A-Commonly called infectious hepatitis, caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV).
Immune globulin-Preparation of antibodies that can be given before exposure for short-term protection against hepatitis A and for persons who have already been exposed to hepatitis A virus.
Immune globulin must be given within two weeks after exposure to hepatitis A virus for maximum protection.Advertisement
Malaria, Meningitis and Hepatitis A are also prevalent in Nigeria.
Hepatitis A, sometimes called hep A or HAV, is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A, sometimes called hep A or HAV, is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus.