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Viral Hepatitis: A Through E and Beyond
...  Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Several different viruses cause viral hepatitis. They are named the hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses. All of th...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B
... HAVRIX* Age # of Doses Schedule Dose Children age 2to 18 years 2 0 and 6 to 12 months 720 ELISA units (0.5 mL) Adults 18 years and older 2 0 and 6 to 12 months 1440 ELISA units (1.0 mL) * Inactivated ...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Hepatitis, Viral, Type A
... Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver caused by hepatitis A virus (HAV). The clinical manifestations of HAV infection range in clinical severity from no symptoms to a mild illness lasting 1...
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

   

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