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The 1971-72 epidemic of acute viral hepatitis in Godthaab, Greenland.

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Source
Scand J Gastroenterol. 1976;11(3):257-62
Publication Type
Article
Date
1976
Author
O. Grove
F. Börsting Larsen
V. Reinicke
Source
Scand J Gastroenterol. 1976;11(3):257-62
Date
1976
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Child
Child, Preschool
Epistaxis - etiology
Female
Greenland
Hepatic Encephalopathy - etiology
Hepatitis A - complications - epidemiology - prevention & control
Hepatitis B antigens
Humans
Infant
Male
Middle Aged
gamma-Globulins - therapeutic use
Abstract
Viral hepatitis has been known to occur among the Greenland population endemically as well as in smaller and larger epidemics. A large epidemic of acute hepatitis comprising around 9% of the entire population, viz. more than 4000 notified cases, swept through Greenland between October 1970 and December 1972. 996 verified cases were seen in the Godthaab district and subjected to more detailed studies. Most of the Godthaab cases were seen among children and adolescents, and no disease was observed in children less than one year of age. Out of 996 diagnosed cases 9 showed acute hepatic failure with coma. Two further cases of hepatic coma were referred for treatment from outside the district. Three of these 11 patients recovered spontaneously. Of the residual 8 cases 6 were treated with exchange transfusions and steroids. Four of these survived and recovered completely. No lasting sequelae had been registered in any of the surviving cases of the epidemic up to June 1975 (2 1/2 years after cessation of the epidemic). Prophylaxis with gamma-globulin was undertaken in a medium-sized settlement in which practically the entire population received gamma-globulin when the first case of hepatitis was diagnosed. In this settlement only 7 out of 297 inhabitants contracted hepatitis. By contrast, in a similar settlement where no gamma-globulin was given, more than 30% of the population developed icteric hepatitis. The clinical features and the prophylactic effect of gamma-globulin seem to indicate that the epidemic was caused by the hepatitis A virus. In accordance with this, transitory Australia-antigenaemia was demonstrated in the acute phase in only 2.6% of the cases, possibly inidicating a small admixture of acute hepatitis type B to the epidemic predominantly caused by hepatitis A virus.
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[Achievements in the control of measles mortality in the RSFSR during the years of Soviet power]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature58042
Source
Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 1967 Nov;44(11):60-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-1967

[Activity of anti-hyaluronidase in blood serum in pregnancy with late toxicosis]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature66911
Source
Pediatr Akus Ginekol. 1966 Jul-Aug;4:47-8
Publication Type
Article

[Clinical aspects, treatment and observation of pemphigus patients according to data from the V. G. Korolenko Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 14].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature245351
Source
Vestn Dermatol Venerol. 1980 Nov;(11):53-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-1980

[Clinico-epidemiological peculiarities of Botkin's infectious hepatitis in children during the use of gamma globulin].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature256080
Source
Vopr Okhr Materin Det. 1971 Oct;16(10):84
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-1971

[Effect of mass gamma globulin seroprophylaxis on scarlet fever incidence and the characteristics of its focal nature].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature254702
Source
Sov Med. 1973 May;36(5):76-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-1973

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