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In Reply.—We agree with Dr Koff that
persons with chronic liver disease are at increased risk for fulminant hepatitis
should they develop hepatitis A virus infection.1
Because of this increased risk, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
recommends that susceptible persons with chronic liver disease receive hepatitis
Bell BP, Alter MJ. Should Health Care Workers Exposed to Hepatitis C Routinely Receive Hepatitis A Vaccine?—Reply. JAMA. 1998;279(3):195. doi:10.1001/jama.279.3.193
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