Hepatitis

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    An inflammation of the liver caused by a variety of agents including viral infection (hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and delta agents), bacterial invasion and physical and chemical agents. Symptoms are fever, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, malaise, muscle and joint pain, headache, photophobia, cough followed by jaundice and an enlarged liver. Hepatitis A and delta agent hepatitis are spread primarily from person to person via the fecal-oral route, but may occur by contact with water or food contaminated by the virus. Hepatitis B and C are spread by blood and serum-derived fluids and by direct contact with body fluids.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONNational organization dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and other liver diseases through research and education. Offers support group meetings. Serves the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Orange and Rockland counties and Northeastern New Jersey. Call for further information.AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONAMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISION
    CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENTThis department supports the following clinical activities: Community Prostatic Antigen (PSA) screening programs, rapid HIV screening and hepatitis testing for mothers and newborns, cardiac profiles, thyroid testing, and lead testing for pediatric patients.NassauCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENTNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    HEPATITIS C SUPPORT GROUPProvides support for persons with Hepatitis C and their families. The group meets the 1st Monday of the month from 7pm-9pm at the NSUH at Plainview. Call for more information.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEWNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEW

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