Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 8th, 1999
Hepatitis A virus (HAV) outbreaks are on the rise and CDC investigators are charged with determining the source of these outbreaks.
In this study, O.V. Nainan and CDC colleagues determined the genetic and epidemiologic relatedness of HAV isolates for all cases of hepatitis A that occurred in the six counties participating in the Sentinel Counties Study of Viral Hepatitis during 1996 and 1997.
The researchers presented their...
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