• Top in GI: Pediatric hepatitis; colorectal cancer screening barriers

    9 days ago - By Healio

    CDC researchers said they did not find a recent increase in cases of hepatitis or adenovirus types 40/41 among children in the United States compared with pre-pandemic baseline levels.
    The analysis was conducted after the CDC received reports of pediatric hepatitis cases of unknown etiology, many of which had also tested positive for adenovirus. Although the researchers found no significant increase in pediatric hepatitis or adenovirus types 40/41, they said the data do not infer or disprove a causal association between the two illnesses. It was the top story in gastroenterology last week.
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