Outbreak of hepatitis A in a day care center in Finland.

Abstract

An outbreak of hepatitis A occurred in a Helsinki day care center attended by 12 children less than 3 years of age. After return of one of the children from Israel, several cases of hepatitis A appeared. Altogether 9 persons, 3 children and 6 adults, developed hepatitis A. The diagnosis was based on measurement of hepatitis A IgM antibodies in serum… (More)

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