Skin, sclera of eyes become yellowish-tinged.
Urine becomes dark yellow; may look brown.
c. Treatment. Involves bedrest, restricted activities, and a diet high in protein
d. Preventive Measures.
Education to public directed toward good sanitation and good personal
Special emphasis on sanitary disposal of feces/stools.
Proper disposal of contaminated/used needles and syringes.
(4) Isolation--definitely--enteric precautions (good hand washing and
wearing gloves when handling the patients waste matter, feces, needles and syringes).
(5) Individuals who have history of hepatitis should be identified and
properly screened prior to blood donations.
All military personnel PCS to Korea as of 1 October 1983 will receive the
Immune Serum Globulin Hepatitis B Antibody (Anti-BHs).
Malaria is an infectious, febrile disease caused by protozoa of the genus
plasmodium, which are parasites in the red blood cells, and are transmitted by bites of
infect mosquitoes of the genus anopheles.
a. Signs and Symptoms.
Chills and sweating.
Shock, if the condition worsens.
b. Preventive Measures.
Keep immunizations current.
Take prescribed prophylaxis (malaria pills).