New York State Hepatitis Surveillance Summary - 2005
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Cases Reported January 1, 2005 through December 31, 20051
- Number of confirmed cases2 - 112
- NYS Rate per 100,000 population - 1.01
- U.S. Rate per 100,000 population3 - 2.66
|Mean Age: 39.5 years|
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1 Represents cases reported to the NYSDOH by local health departments during 2005, excluding NYC.
2 Case Definition: 1) A discrete onset of symptoms and jaundice or elevated liver enzymes; and, 2) IgM anti-HAV positive test result. Confirmed: A case that meets the clinical and laboratory criteria, or a case that meets the clinical criteria and occurs in a person who has an epidemiologic link with a person who has laboratory-confirmed hepatitis A (i.e., household or sexual contact with an infected person during the 15-50 days prior to onset of symptoms).
3 Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System, 2003.
4 Includes only counties that reported at least one case of hepatitis A virus in 2005.
Note: Percentages may not equal 100 due to rounding
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