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Volume 16, Number 1—January 2010

Dispatch

Hepatitis E Epidemic, Uganda

Eyasu H. TeshaleComments to Author , Christopher M. Howard, Scott P. Grytdal, Thomas R. Handzel, Vaughn Barry, Saleem Kamili, Jan Drobeniuc, Samuel Okware, Robert Downing, Jordan W. Tappero, Barnabas Bakamutumaho, Chong-Gee Teo, John W. Ward, Scott D. Holmberg, and Dale J. Hu
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E.H. Teshale, C.M. Howard, S.P. Grytdal, T.R. Handzel, V. Barry, S. Kamili, J. Drobeniuc, C.-G. Teo, J.W. Ward, S.D. Holmberg, D.J. Hu); Ministry of Health, Republic of Uganda, Kampala, Uganda (S. Okware); Global AIDS Program, Kampala (R. Downing, J.W. Tappero); Ugandan Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda (B. Bakamutumaho)

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Figure 2

Distribution of cases of jaundice during an epidemic of hepatitis E in A) Madi Opei subcounty (n = 1,026) and B) Paloga subcounty (n = 1,248), by week of report, Kitgum District, Uganda, October 2007 through January 2009. Data are from facility-based passive surveillance.

Figure 2. Distribution of cases of jaundice during an epidemic of hepatitis E in A) Madi Opei subcounty (n = 1,026) and B) Paloga subcounty (n = 1,248), by week of report, Kitgum District, Uganda, October 2007 through January 2009. Data are from facility-based passive surveillance.

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