[The risk of contracting hepatitis A or hepatitis B run by visitors to the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe].

@article{Proell2004TheRO,
  title={[The risk of contracting hepatitis A or hepatitis B run by visitors to the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe].},
  author={Stephan Proell and Hans Dieter Nothdurft},
  journal={MMW Fortschritte der Medizin},
  year={2004},
  volume={146 20},
  pages={51-4}
}
Hepatitis A and B continue to represent a risk for travelers. Those traveling to tropical countries are usually aware of this risk, while those visiting a Mediterranean country often are not. This investigation presents a destination-related risk assessment and vaccination recommendations for travellers, on the basis of incidences and prevalences of hepatitis A and hepatitis B. For hepatitis B, the WHO classification based on HBsAg prevalence has been selected. For hepatitis A, countries have… CONTINUE READING