Investigation of hepatitis A outbreak in district of Manjung, Perak, Malaysia, October 2012.

@article{Yusoff2015InvestigationOH,
  title={Investigation of hepatitis A outbreak in district of Manjung, Perak, Malaysia, October 2012.},
  author={Faudzi Ahmad Yusoff and Rusdi Abdul Rahman and Ling He May and Suzana Binti Budart and Lokman Hakim Sulaiman},
  journal={Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={27-31}
}
BACKGROUND In September 2012, 10 cases suspected to be hepatitis A were notified to the Manjung District Health Department. An investigation was conducted to identify the possible mode of transmission, source of the outbreak and to recommend prevention and control measures. METHODS A case was a person with acute illness with discrete onset of symptoms and jaundice or elevated serum aminotransferase levels in September 2012 in the Manjung District. We conducted a case-control study and… CONTINUE READING