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Hepatitis A virus infections and outbreaks in asylum seekers arriving to Germany, September 2015 to March 2016

Michaelis, Kai, Wenzel, Jürgen J , Stark, Klaus and Faber, Mirko (2017) Hepatitis A virus infections and outbreaks in asylum seekers arriving to Germany, September 2015 to March 2016. Emerging Microbes & Infections 6 (4), e26.

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Abstract

From September 2015 to March 2016, hepatitis A notifications in Germany increased by 45% to 699 cases compared to 482 cases in the same period of the previous year. Children aged five to nine years were predominantly affected (22% of all cases in this period). We hypothesized that this increase could be explained by the marked influx of asylum seekers in this time period. We analysed national ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.1038/emi.2017.11DOI
28442750PubMed ID
Keywords:VIRAL-HEPATITIS; CHALLENGES; VACCINATION; REFUGEES; asylum seeker; epidemiology; hepatitis A; hepatitis A virus; migration; refugee
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:37500
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