Frederick W. Sprong; Robert DeForest; James G. Harmeling; Jack T. Jones
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The incidence of anicteric infectious hepatitis was studied in 737 military personnel from a group who had been inadvertently exposed to infectious hepatitis by the development of this disease in a food handler in their mess. Each week for 10 weeks, the men were questioned for symptomatology consistent with infectious hepatitis and a blood sample obtained for determination of serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT). Of the entire group, 76% had an elevated SGOT at some time during the course of the study: 96 of these were admitted to the hospital for further study. All but a few of those admitted
Sprong FW, DeForest R, Harmeling JG, Jones JT. Anicteric Infectious Hepatitis: A Population Study.. Ann Intern Med. ;61:808–809. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-808_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):808-809.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease.
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