Hepatitis a vaccination
- Cite this article as:
- Orli, T. & Arguedas, M.R. Curr hepatitis rep (2006) 5: 45. doi:10.1007/s11901-006-0002-3
- 28 Downloads
Hepatitis A virus is a globally prevalent hepatotrophic pathogen.Infection generally results in an acute,self-limiting illness but with the potential for significant morbidity and mortality in a susceptible population.Safe and effective vaccines are currently available in the United States and worldwide.Implementation of successful vaccination programs has allowed for favorable shif ts in the epidemiology of this disease.