Definitions for "Hepatitis A"
Formerly called infectious hepatitis; hepatitis A is caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). It is an acute infection and does not progress to chronic hepatitis or liver cirrhosis. Most patients recover completely within 6 to 10 weeks. Hepatitis A is spread mainly via solid human waste (feces) and contaminated food and water. A vaccine against HAV is available.
Infectious disease. You can have a vaccination against hepatitis A if you are having chemotherapy.
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a reportable disease in all states