ANALYSIS FOR THE DETERMINING FACTORS OF THE EVOLUTION OF HEPATITIS A VIRAL IN SUCEAVA COUNTY, ROMANIA, IN THE PERIOD 2018 - 2019

Paraschiva TOMĂSCU, Matei JARCĂU, Mihaela JARCĂU, Micşunica RUSU, Maria POROCH – SERIŢAN

Abstract

The evolution of the hepatitis A virus is an important public health problem. This study was conducted in 2018 - 2019 and provides an analysis of the determinants regarding the evolution of hepatitis A virus (HAV) in Suceava County, Romania. The determining factors for the study were the subjects' place of residence and the source of the outbreak. It turned out that the main factor - the type of infectious outbreak - is mainly represented by variable educational communities and amounts to 56%, and the variability of home contacts is 42%. The distribution of the determining factor, according to which the source of the outbreak selects water as the predominant variable is 62%, followed by food 26%. These factors may play a significant role in the spread of hepatitis A among vulnerable populations.

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