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Research & Reviews  1,322 results

T cells protect against hepatitis A virus infection and limit infection-induced liver i...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2021.07.019
Journal of Hepatology; Misumi I, Mitchell JE et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a common cause of enterically-transmitted viral hepatitis. In non-immune individuals, infection results in typically transient but occasionally fulminant and fatal inflammatory liver injury. Virus-specific T cell frequen...

Viral hepatitis update: Progress and perspectives.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8311538
World Journal of Gastroenterology; Pisano MB, Giadans CG et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - Viral hepatitis, secondary to infection with hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses, are a major public health problem and an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Despite the huge medical advances achieved in recent years, there are still poin...

Factors influencing the occurrence of infectious disease outbreaks in Lebanon since the...
https://doi.org/10.1080/20477724.2021.1957192
Pathogens and Global Health; Helou M, Van Berlaer G et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, the region has witnessed a major population displacement. Lebanon, a country with a population of 4.2 million, has welcomed around one million refugees. A rise in the incidence of Measles, Hepatiti...

Seroprevalence of Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E Viruses among Pregnant Women in Northern ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8272671
Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Sadeghi F, Golchob Z et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Hepatitis A (HAV) and hepatitis E viruses (HEV) are endemic in Iran and are known major causes of acute viral hepatitis. Also, during pregnancy, they are associated with severe outcomes. Therefore, it is vital to evaluate the antibody levels again...

Hepatic parasitic abscess resistant to traditional anthelmintics: difficulty of diagnos...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242613
BMJ Case Reports; Lee RY, White RV et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - We report a case of human fascioliasis in the USA that encountered many diagnostic uncertainties. Numerous tests available for detection of fascioliasis were utilised but the diagnosis remained elusive. Confounders included three negative stool ov...

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Guidelines  7 results

Update: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6319798
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Nelson NP, Link-Gelles R et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2018 - Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with hepatitis A (HepA) vaccine or immune globulin (IG) effectively prevents infection with hepatitis A virus (HAV) when administered within 2 weeks of exposure. Preexposure prophylaxis against HAV infection through ...

The Need to Optimize Adolescent Immunization.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-4186
Pediatrics Bernstein HH, Bocchini JA et. al.

Feb 9th, 2017 - The adolescent period heralds the pediatric patient's transition into adulthood. It is a time of dynamic development during which effective preventive care measures can promote safe behaviors and the development of lifelong health habits. One of t...

ACG Clinical Guideline: Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Chemistries.
https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2016.517
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Kwo PY, Cohen SM et. al.

Dec 21st, 2016 - Clinicians are required to assess abnormal liver chemistries on a daily basis. The most common liver chemistries ordered are serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin. These tests sh...

A shot at hepatitis prevention.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22086888
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association; Voise N,

Dec 7th, 2011 - Recent trends suggest that the prevalence of hepatitis infection has declined in populations vaccinated against the hepatitis viruses. Still, with an estimated 20,000 new infections annually in the United States from human hepatitis A virus, as ma...

Recommendations for administering hepatitis A vaccine to contacts of international adop...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-1495
Pediatrics

Sep 29th, 2011 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend routine administration of hepatitis A vaccine for household members and close contacts, inclu...

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Drugs  11 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  69 results

Transplant of Redeemed Organs by Judicious Administration of New Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis-C Heart Recipients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03383419

Apr 24th, 2020 - utilizing HCV-positive donors (defined as HCV-NAT positive) for heart transplantation in HCV-negative recipients treated with Epclusa®. Subjects will be identified from the heart transplantation waitlist. Subjects who, according to the judgement o...

To Evaluate the Immunogenicity and Safety of Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (VITHA-A)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03654677

Mar 23rd, 2020 - For this, a two-group comparison study will be conducted using a previously approved inactivated hepatitis A vaccine (Havrix Inj., manufactured by GSK) as the control vaccine to prove that the immunogenicity of the test vaccine treatment group is ...

Safety, Immunogenicity, and Immune Persistence Study of an Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00534885

Sep 4th, 2019 - The investigated vaccine is an inactivated, adjuvanted and preservative-free hepatitis A vaccine. Each dose contained 250 U HAV antigen in 0.5 milliliter. Total 400 subjects were enrolled and assigned into four groups, each receiving one of the th...

Anti-Hepatitis A Virus, Pharmacokinetics, and Safety of Immune Globulin (Human)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03351933

Jul 30th, 2019 - This was a single center, open-label, single-arm study design, in which approximately 28 subjects received the same study treatment (0.2 mL/kg dose via IM injection). There was no reference therapy in this study. The study was explained to each su...

COMPAS (Clinical Otitis Media & Pneumonia Study): Pneumonia & Acute Otitis Media (AOM ) Efficacy Study of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00466947

Jul 16th, 2019 - The Protocol Posting has been updated in order to comply with the FDA Amendment Act, Sep 2007. The following vaccines will be offered by the sponsor: Two doses of hepatitis A vaccine will be offered to all subjects to comply with national recommen...

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News  202 results

Contact Tracer Teams Growing Amid New Challenges
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/933213

Jun 30th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Jensa Woo is a librarian in San Francisco who was sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic and reassigned to work as a contact tracer for the city's ...

The COVID Vaccine Timeline: Is 12-18 Months Realistic?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/929862

May 4th, 2020 - Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Developing a COVID-19 vaccine in 12-18 months would require skipping "major steps," such as proof-of-concept studies, larger dose-ranging trials, and getting FDA...

See Acute Hepatitis? Consider COVID-19, NY Case Suggests
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928413

Apr 9th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. A woman presented to the emergency department with high liver enzyme levels and dark urine. She developed fever on day 2 of care, and then tested ...

ACIP Releases 2020 Child and Adolescent Vaccine Schedule
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/924695

Feb 4th, 2020 - Changes reflected in this year's child and adolescent vaccine schedule include guidance that a hepatitis A catch-up vaccination is now recommended for anyone who was not vaccinated as a child. The 2020 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedul...

ACIP Releases 2020 Child and Adolescent Vaccine Schedule
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/924695

Feb 4th, 2020 - Changes reflected in this year's child and adolescent vaccine schedule include guidance that a hepatitis A catch-up vaccination is now recommended for anyone who was not vaccinated as a child. The 2020 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedul...

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Patient Education  15 results see all →