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Hepatitis A outbreak disproportionately affecting men who have sex with men (MSM) in the European Union and European Economic Area, June 2016 to May 2017

Ndumbi, Patricia, Freidl, Gudrun S, Williams, Christopher J, Mårdh, Otilia, Varela, Carmen, Avellón, Ana, Friesema, Ingrid, Vennema, Harry, Beebeejaun, Kazim, Ngui, Siew Lin, Edelstein, Michael, Smith-Palmer, Alison, Murphy, Niamh, Dean, Jonathan, Faber, Mirko, Wenzel, Jürgen J. , Kontio, Mia, Müller, Luise, Midgley, Sofie Elisabeth, Sundqvist, Lena, Ederth, Josefine Lundberg, Roque-Afonso, Anne-Marie, Couturier, Elisabeth, Klamer, Sofieke, Rebolledo, Javiera, Suin, Vanessa, Aberle, Stephan W., Schmid, Daniela, De Sousa, Rita, Augusto, Gonçalo Figueiredo, Alfonsi, Valeria, Del Manso, Martina, Ciccaglione, Anna Rita, Mellou, Kassiani, Hadjichristodoulou, Christos, Donachie, Alastair, Borg, Maria-Louise, Sočan, Maja, Poljak, Mario and Severi, Ettore (2018) Hepatitis A outbreak disproportionately affecting men who have sex with men (MSM) in the European Union and European Economic Area, June 2016 to May 2017. Eurosurveillance 23 (33).

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Abstract

Between 1 June 2016 and 31 May 2017, 17 European Union (EU) and European Economic Area countries reported 4,096 cases associated with a multi-country hepatitis A (HA) outbreak. Molecular analysis identified three co-circulating hepatitis A virus (HAV) strains of genotype IA: VRD_521_2016, V16–25801 and RIVM-HAV16–090. We categorised cases as confirmed, probable or possible, according to the EU ...

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Item type:Article
Date:16 August 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.33.1700641DOI
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:37605
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