The value of immunization against hepatitis A.

  title={The value of immunization against hepatitis A.},
  author={Stanley M Lemon and Craig N. Shapiro},
  journal={Infectious agents and disease},
  volume={3 1},
Safe and effective inactivated vaccines should soon be available for prevention of hepatitis A virus infections in the United States. Here we review the heterogeneous distribution of hepatitis A cases among different risk groups, age groups, and geographic regions of the United States and comment on several possible strategies for using hepatitis A vaccines in immunization programs. We conclude that immunization targeted exclusively at groups that are at high risk of developing hepatitis A is… CONTINUE READING

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