Viral Hepatitis A, 2017
In 2017, 30 cases of hepatitis A (0.6 per 100,000 population) were reported. Twenty-four cases were residents of the metropolitan area. Twenty-one cases were male. The median age of cases was 37 years (range 2 to 75). Race was known for 29 cases; 24 (80%) were white, 3 (10%) were black, and 2 (7%) were Asian/Pacific Islander Two (7%) cases were known to be of Hispanic ethnicity.
Eleven cases were associated with travel. No risk factor was identified for the other 19 cases. No outbreaks occurred.
- For up to date information see>> Hepatitis A
- Full issue>> Annual Summary of Communicable Diseases Reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, 2017