Risk factors for hepatitis A in day-care centers.

Outbreaks of hepatitis in day-care centers in Maricopa County, Arizona, were studied over a two-year period to learn which center characteristics affected the spread of hepatitis A. Of the 279 licensed center, 85 (30%) had outbreaks of hepatitis affecting three or more families. Outbreaks occurred in 63% of centers enrolling infants younger than one year of… CONTINUE READING