vaccine against Hepatitis A

Our office works on the highest level of quality, we're not just applying travel related vaccinations but preventive vaccines too.

The disease can be found in most of the parts of the world, and is frequent in countries with a low level of hygiene.

Problems and symptoms

  • Jaundice
  • General discomfort, malais
  • Consumption of bottled water and thoroughly cleaned and peeled fruits and vegetables
  • Avoid the consumption of raw mussels, crawfish, fish (marine fruits) and ice cubes made of contaminated water
  • Avoid eating street-food
  • Paying attention of personal hygiene, frequent hand-wash e
  • Abdominal pain
  • Darker urine
  • Asitia
  • Nausea
  • Low fever and high fever during a couple of days

Pathogen

Hepatitis A virus

Way of spread

The virus leaves the body with the stool of the patient. The water, food contaminated by stool represents the greatest danger. The pathogen is also spread by unwashed infected vegetables and fruits, food made of raw or not well done marine animals, hands, objects infected by stool and also by the water of bath.

Long-term effect

In case of a young adult the period of jaundice can pass in 1-4 weeks, whereas can take months in case of the elderly. Convalescence also may take months.

In total the course of the disease is acute, with a thorough recovery. Severe complications or death occur very seldom. Chronic disease and asymptomatic virus carrying do not develop.

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Curing

Only symptomatic treatment is possible.

Prevention

  • Consumption of only appropriately prepared, heated and cooked food and beverages

Our office works on the highest level of quality, we're not just applying travel related vaccinations but preventive vaccines too.

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