Severe abdominal pain or cramps.
Severe cases--stools contain blood, pus, and mucous.
d. Preventive Measures.
Eat only approved food and drink (only treated water).
Dispose of waste matter properly.
Maintain good personal hygiene.
Practice insect and rodent control.
Thorough terminal cleaning--to specifically include bathroom facilities.
Hepatitis is defined as inflammation of the liver. It is divided into two types:
Hepatitis Type A and Hepatitis Type B. The signs and symptoms for both types are the
same, the only difference is the mode of transmission.
a. Mode of Transmission.
Type A--common vehicle outbreaks related to contaminated water and
(2) Type B--common vehicle by parental route (intravenous, intramuscular,
or subcutaneous routes)--using contaminated needle and syringes.
b. Signs and Symptoms.
Loss of appetite.