The HAV is transmitted primarily by the fecal-oral route, either person-to-person, i.e., close personal contact with an infected household member or sex partner; or consumption of contaminated food or water.24 HCP with close personal contact with HAV-infected patients should be tested for anti-HA. Anti-HA-positive HCP who have not been vaccinated previously should be administered PEP, i.e., a single dose of hepatitis A vaccine (Vaqta or Havrix) or immune globulin (IG) within 2 weeks after exposure.24
Your session is about to expire. Do you want to continue logged in?
WARNING! You did not finish creating your certificate. Please click CONTINUE below to return to your previous page to complete the process. Failure to complete ALL the steps will result in a loss of this test score, and you will not receive credit for this course.