Unformatted text preview: ± Symptoms • Ataxia (problems with movement and balance) • Dementia • Death 7. Hepatitis A Virus 1. List of Hepatitis Viruses GROUP VIRUS PICORNA Hepatitis A (HAV) 2. Transmission VIRUS MODES OF TRANSMISSION HAV · Oral-fecal · Common-source outbreaks arise from fecally contaminated water or food such as oysters grown in polluted water and eaten raw · HAV is rarely transmitted via the blood 3. Clinical Symptoms ± The clinical manifestations of hepatitis are virtually the same, regardless of which hepatitis virus is the cause. Common symptoms include: • Fever • Anorexia, nausea, vomiting • Jaundice • Coca-cola urine • RUQ (right upper quarter) pain © 2006. A+PREP, Inc....
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- Genetics, Prion, Hepatitis A, VIRUS HAV MODES