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The purpose of this study is to analyze the incidence of baseline hepatitis related outcomes (viral hepatitis A and unspecified viral hepatitis) together with the current frequency of the same outcome after introduction of Havrix™ in Panama.
In this study, systematic review of the databases of epidemiologic surveillance system (Ministry of Health), for hepatitis related outcomes will be performed. The analysis will be performed by age group, years and country region.
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Epidemiologic Surveillance System of the Ministry of Health of Panama
GSK Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:18-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the persistence of hepatitis A antibodies, 8 years and 10 years post vaccination with the complete series of Havrix (2 doses) and the partial serie...
An observational study using the information records at the Hospital Regional Rafael Hernandez, in Chiriqui, Panama, that will help to analyze the epidemiology and early treatments results...
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The area across the Isthmus of Panama formerly administered by the UNITED STATES from 1903 to 1979 for the operation of the Panama Canal. Transfer to PANAMA was completed in 1999.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans due to infection by VIRUSES. There are several significant types of human viral hepatitis with infection caused by enteric-transmission (HEPATITIS A; HEPATITIS E) or blood transfusion (HEPATITIS B; HEPATITIS C; and HEPATITIS D).
A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera: AVIHEPADNAVIRUS and ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS. Hepadnaviruses include HEPATITIS B VIRUS, duck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, DUCK), heron hepatitis B virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woodchuck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, WOODCHUCK).
Telephone surveys are conducted to monitor prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature MORBIDITY and MORTALITY. The data collected is in regard to actual behaviors, rather than on attitudes or knowledge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 1984.
The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health-related data with the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or injury, or of identifying unusual events of public health importance, followed by the dissemination and use of information for public health action. (From Am J Prev Med 2011;41(6):636)
Hepatitis (plural hepatitides) is a medical condition defined by the inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ. The condition can be self-limiting (healing on its own) or can progress to ...
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