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Volume 20, Number 4—April 2014

Research

Underdiagnosis of Foodborne Hepatitis A, the Netherlands, 2008–20101

Mariska PetrignaniComments to Author , Linda Verhoef, Harry Vennema, Rianne van Hunen, Dominique Baas, Jim E. van Steenbergen, and Marion P.G. Koopmans
Author affiliations: Municipal Health Service Zoetermeer, Zoetermeer, the Netherlands (M. Petrignani, R. van Hunen); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands (L. Verhoef, H. Vennema, D. Baas, J.E. van Steenbergen, M.P.G. Koopmans); Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (M.P.G. Koopmans); Leiden Medical University, Leiden, the Netherlands (J.E. van Steenbergen)

Main Article

Table 4

Hepatitis A virus transmission categories after typing of 42 cases previously assigned to transmission category “unknown,” the Netherlands, 2008–2010

Transmission mode
No. (%)
Travel-associated 2 (5)
Person-to-person 12 (29)
Male-with-male sex 6 (14)
Foodborne 22 (52)
Total 42 (100)

Main Article

1Preliminary results of this study were presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Virology; 2012 September 4–7; Madrid, Spain.

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