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Author Topic: What's going on with Hep A and restaurants?  (Read 4161 times)

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Offline diannastarr

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What's going on with Hep A and restaurants?
« on: July 13, 2016, 11:32:44 am »
The headlines continue to come fast and furious for Hepatitis A cases.

HAWAII
Public urged to seek vaccination after ice cream shop worker infected with hepatitis A
http://khon2.com/2016/07/12/confirmed-hepatitis-a-case-from-waikele-baskin-robbins/

SOUTH DAKOTA
Hepatitis A linked with nearby South Dakota restaurant
http://www.kgwn.tv/content/news/Hepatitis-A-linked-with-nearby-South-Dakota-restaurant-386481471.html

EDMONTON
Hepatitis A case discovered at 2 Edmonton-area Edo restaurants
http://globalnews.ca/news/2819917/hepatitis-a-case-discovered-at-edmonton-area-edo-restaurants/

Remember to get vaccinated!

Offline FutureThinker

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Re: What's going on with Hep A and restaurants?
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2016, 12:27:55 pm »
Yes, both of these vaccines have been available for years and are recommended.  Both are a series, the A has 2 and the B has 3, so keep that in mind.  FT
Treatment naive
Likely contracted mid-70s
Diagnosed 1a, 2011
F1-2
Harvoni X 12 weeks, completed 5/17/16
Pre-treatment: VL 3 mil, AST 64, ALT 84
4 week labs: VL 30, AST 21, ALT 14
8 week labs: VL UD!!!, AST 22, ALT 16
12 week labs: VL UD, AST 23, ALT 14
2 wk EOT: VL UD
12 wk EOT: VL UD, AST 22, ALT 13 =  SVR 12! Yay! 
Last hep appointment: VL UD, AST 19, ALT 12 = SVR 39! I AM DONE!

Offline Lynn K

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Re: What's going on with Hep A and restaurants?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2016, 02:29:55 am »
Yup been going on for decades and probably will continue
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!
I AM FREE!

 


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