Recall: Frozen Berries Sold at Aldi and Raley ’s

People who catch hepatitis A typically get sick 15 to 50 days after eating or drinking contaminated food or water.
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Authors: Win NN, Kanda T, Ogawa M, Nakamoto S, Haga Y, Sasaki R, Nakamura M, Wu S, Matsumoto N, Matsuoka S, Kato N, Shirasawa H, Yokosuka O, Okamoto H, Moriyama M Abstract Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection is a major cause of acute hepatitis including acute liver failure. Hepatitis B infection (HBV) occurs worldwide, with the highest rates in Asian and African countries, and there are several reports that HAV infection may have a more severe clinical course in patients with chronic HBV infection. We previously demonstrated that Japanese miso extracts have inhibitory effects on HAV replication. In the present study,...
Source: International Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Int J Med Sci Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Integrative Medicine ResearchAuthor(s): Chan-Ran Park, Gayoung Lee, Chang-Gue Son, Jung-Hyo Cho, Nam-Hun LeeAbstractBackgroundMany studies reported that Korean medicine (KM) is effective for treating liver disease, including hepatitis A. However, KM, specifically with herbal medicine (Chungganplus, CGP) has not been reported yet. We aimed to report a patient with hepatitis A who was treated with KM including CGP, acupuncture, and moxibustion for 12 days.MethodsA 39-year-old man with hepatitis A who was hospitalized for 12 days after being admitted to our hospital wi...
Source: Integrative Medicine Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
We report a case highlighting the role of high-volume plasma exchange in a G6PD deficient patient presenting with hepatitis A related acute liver failure (ALF) and concomitant acute renal failure (ARF)
Source: Transfusion and Apheresis Science - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
Acute liver disease or failure in children is the result of viral hepatitis (A, B, E, seronegative), indeterminate hepatitis or inherited metabolic liver disease. The clinical presentation includes jaundice, coagulopathy and encephalopathy. Uncomplicated acute hepatitis resolves spontaneously, but progressive acute liver failure is fatal in 70% of cases and requires referral to specialized units to prevent complications and for consideration for liver transplantation. Chronic liver disease can result from unresolved neonatal liver disease caused by either inherited cholestasis or α1-antitrypsin deficiency.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Mothers, babies and children Source Type: research
BOSTON (CBS) – Packages of frozen raspberries and frozen berry mixes containing raspberries sold at Aldi Grocery Stores are being recalled because they could be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Wawona Frozen Foods in California issued the voluntary recall for the berries sold in bags with the Season’s Choice label. No one has reported getting sick, but the recall was issued “out of an abundance of caution due to a positive test result taken as part of a government sampling program.” If you have the berries, don’t eat them. Instead throw them out or return them to the store for a refund. The reca...
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AbstractHepatitis A, an acute inflammatory liver disease caused by hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection from close contact with infected people, is highly endemic in the Indian subcontinent. Due to poor sanitary conditions, most of the population is exposed to the virus in childhood. At this age, the disease is asymptomatic and provides life-long protection against the disease. Due to rapid socioeconomic development in some areas, however, pockets of the population are reaching adolescence/adulthood without prior exposure to the virus and are thus susceptible to infection. At these ages, infection carries a higher risk of sym...
Source: Infectious Diseases and Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
​Subungual hematomas can be a terror. They are painful, ugly-looking, nefarious, and sometimes confusing. The ultimate goal is to drain the accumulated blood and relieve the painful pressure.The best intervention is easy and straightforward: Leave the nail in place, and evacuate the blood under it. (Hand Surg. 2012;17[1]:151; Am J Emerg Med. 2006;24[7]:875; Emerg Med J. 2003;20[1]:65, http://bit.ly/2mHV1cO.) Then, provide excellent discharge information without prescribing antibiotics.A subungual hematoma in a 21-year-old man who slammed his thumb in a car door about 12 hours before ED arrival. Photo by M. Roberts.Distal...
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ConclusionLT for ALF carries high perioperative mortality (35.7%) in those presenting with indeterminate etiology, pre-op renal dysfunction and Grade IV HE. Nevertheless, if they survive the perioperative period, long term survival is excellent.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Wawona Frozen Foods is voluntarily recalling packages of frozen raspberries and frozen berry mixes containing raspberries sold at Aldi Grocery Stores and frozen raspberries sold at Raley's Family of Fine Stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A.
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Abstract Since 2017, hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection has been an epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Japan. We experienced 11 MSM patients with hepatitis A who were also infected with HIV. In 1999-2000, we also experienced 5 HIV-infected patients with hepatitis A. Since conditions of current HIV-infected patients have changed owing to recent progress in anti-HIV therapies, we compared clinical features of hepatitis A between patients in 2017-2018 and those in 1999-2000. By comparing patients' background characteristics, we found the CD4/CD8 ratio was significantly higher in the 2017-2018 group. Aft...
Source: Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Jpn J Infect Dis Source Type: research
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