No ‘singular definitive etiology’ found for acute hepatitis outbreak in children

WASHINGTON — Although adenovirus infection has been widely implicated in an outbreak of acute, severe hepatitis in children, data presented at The Liver Meeting found no “singular definitive etiology” for these cases.“Beginning in October 2021, there were multiple clusters identified across the world of young children having a severe acute hepatitis and liver failure,” Rohit Kohli, MD, division chief of gastroenterology at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, said during the presentation. “Some, unfortunately,Read More

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