Clinical course and management of acute hepatitis A infection in adults.

  title={ Clinical course and management of acute hepatitis A infection in adults.},
  author={Ileana Mackinney-Novelo and Josu{\'e} Barahona-Garrido and F{\'a}tima Martha Castillo-Albarr{\'a}n and Jean Josue Santiago-Hern{\'a}ndez and Nah{\'u}m M{\'e}ndez-S{\'a}nchez and Misael Uribe and Norberto Carlos Ch{\'a}vez-Tapia},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  volume={11 5},
BACKGROUND Hepatitis A is the most common type of viral hepatitis in Mexico. The change of hepatitis A epidemiology in Mexico from high to intermediate endemicity leads to increasing susceptible adults for severe illness. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical characteristics and hospital outcome of adult patients with acute hepatitis A infection, and determine risk factor for mortality. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a retrospective observational, multicentre study in Mexico City and in… CONTINUE READING


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