Molecular epidemiology of foodborne hepatitis a outbreaks in the United States, 2003.

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BACKGROUND Molecular epidemiologic investigations can link geographically separate foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks but have not been used while field investigations are in progress. In 2003, outbreaks of foodborne hepatitis A were reported in multiple states. METHODS Case-control studies were conducted in 3 states. Hepatitis A virus was sequenced from… (More)

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