Epidemiology of Hepatitis A Virus Infections, Germany, 2007–2008

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Approximately 60% of hepatitis A virus infections in Germany occur in persons without a travel history to disease-endemic areas and for whom sources of infection are unknown. Recommendation of pretravel vaccination fails to prevent the remaining imported infections. Using enhanced surveillance in 2007-2008, we analyzed epidemiologic patterns of hepatitis A… (More)
DOI: 10.3201/eid1511.090214

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