Hepatitis A - fact sheet
Hepatitis A is also known as "yellow jaundice" or catarrhal jaundice of childhood. It is a relatively common disease (has become less common in the UK) and is caused by a virus. About half the people in this country have been infected at some time before the age of 40 years. it is a disease which is transmitted as a result of poor hygiene or by eating contaminated food. Hepatitis A is a NOTIFIABLE disease. This means that doctors have a legal duty to inform the Consultant in Communicable Disease Control of suspected cases.
Parley died from catharhal jaundice at 1 mo 11 days. Kent
Buried in Eden, UT