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Infectious Disease

Hepatitis A

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Hepatitis A, caused by infection with the Hepatitis A virus (HAV), has an incubation period of approximately 28 days (range: 15–50 days). HAV replicates in the liver and is shed in high concentrations in feces from 2 weeks before to 1 week after the onset of clinical illness. HAV infection produces a self-limited disease that does not result in chronic infection or chronic liver disease.

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Hepatitis A, acute infection is a public health reportable condition in Alaska.  Reports must be made within 2 working days after being suspected or diagnosed.  Please call the Alaska Section of Epidemiology at 907-269-8000.

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