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Viral hepatitis A, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2010.
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PMID:  21879784     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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From 2000 to 2011, there were 214 incident diagnoses of acute hepatitis A among active component members of the U.S. Armed Forces; the crude overall incidence rate during the period was 1.37 per 100,000 person-years. Rates of incident diagnoses of acute hepatitis A were relatively low throughout the period and much lower than during the pre-vaccine era (1990-1996). There were disproportionate numbers of diagnoses of acute hepatitis A among service members born in countries endemic for the infection. The low rates of acute hepatitis A among U.S. military members overall reflect the widespread use of hepatitis A virus vaccine.
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MSMR     Volume:  18     ISSN:  2158-0111     ISO Abbreviation:  MSMR     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
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Created Date:  2011-09-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101548156     Medline TA:  MSMR     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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