Major Outbreak of Hepatitis A Associated with Orange Juice among Tourists, Egypt, 2004
Christina Frank* , Jan Walter*, Marion Muehlen*, Andreas Jansen*, Ulrich van Treeck†, Anja M. Hauri‡, Iris Zoellner§, Magda Rakha¶, Marina Hoehne*, Osamah Hamouda*, Eckart Schreier*, and Klaus Stark*
Author affiliations: *Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany; †Institute of Public Health, State of North-Rhine Westphalia, Münster, Germany; ‡Hesse State Health Office, State of Hesse, Dillenburg, Germany; §State Health Authority, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany;; ¶Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt;
Figure 1. Epidemic curve: distribution of dates of disease onset for outbreak-associated hepatitis A case-patients from Germany (n = 264), and minimum period during which hepatitis A virus transmission occurred (MTP).
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