Hepatitis E epidemic with bimodal peak in a town of north India.

@article{Bali2008HepatitisEE,
  title={Hepatitis E epidemic with bimodal peak in a town of north India.},
  author={Surya Bali and Sitanshu Sekhar Kar and Satish Kumar and Radha Kanta Ratho and Radha Krishan Dhiman and Rajesh Kumar},
  journal={Indian journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={189-93, 199}
}
INTRODUCTION An epidemic of viral hepatitis occurred in Mandi Gobindgarh town of Punjab in northern India during year 2005-06. An attempt was made to study the outbreak clinically, serologically, and etiologically. METHODS Line listing and spot mapping of all cases of jaundice presented to civil hospital was done. An active search of cases was made through house-to-house visit with the help of 33 teams and 6 supervisors. Twenty two blood samples collected from acute cases were tested for anti… CONTINUE READING

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