Hepatitis A virus infection and hepatitis A vaccination in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients: A review

@inproceedings{Lin2017HepatitisAV,
  title={Hepatitis A virus infection and hepatitis A vaccination in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients: A review},
  author={Kuan-Yin Lin and Guan-Jhou Chen and Yu-lin Lee and Yi-Chia Huang and Aristine Cheng and Hsin-Yun Sun and Sui-Yuan Chang and Chun-Eng Liu and Chien-Ching Hung},
  booktitle={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2017}
}
Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is one of the most common infectious etiologies of acute hepatitis worldwide. The virus is known to be transmitted fecal-orally, resulting in symptoms ranging from asymptomatic infection to fulminant hepatitis. HAV can also be transmitted through oral-anal sex. Residents from regions of low endemicity for HAV infection often remain susceptible in their adulthood. Therefore, clustered HAV infections or outbreaks of acute hepatitis A among men who have sex with men and… CONTINUE READING
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