Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV).
Hepatitis A infection does not cause chronic liver disease and is rarely fatal, but it can cause debilitating symptoms and fulminant hepatitis (acute liver failure), which is associated with high fatality rates. Hepatitis A vaccination is a safe and effective means to prevent the infection. Persons who are at increased risk for acquiring hepatitis A and persons with increased risk for severe adverse consequences should discuss with their doctors about hepatitis A vaccination for personal protection. According to the Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Centre for Health Protection, the following groups are recommended to have hepatitis A vaccination:
- Travellers to endemic areas of hepatitis A
- Persons with clotting factors disorders receiving plasma-derived replacement clotting factors
- Persons with chronic liver diseases
- Men who have sex with men
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Hepatitis A Vaccination (1 dose)
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