Are you looking for a Hepatitis A vaccination in London? Fleet Street Clinic maintains good stock levels at our Central London clinic.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection spread through food and water contaminated with the virus. It occurs worldwide including in Central and South America, Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle-East, Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent. Recent outbreaks have also occurred in the Czech Republic and Hawaii.
Hepatitis A affects the liver causing jaundice, and whilst most people make a full recovery, it can result in chronic liver disease and be fatal.
Hepatitis A is easily preventable through vaccination, and there are several types of vaccines available in the UK to adults and children over the age of 1 yr. It can be given alone (Avaxim, Vaqta) or in combination with typhoid (Viatim), whereby a single injection provides protection for 12 months. A second injection given 6 months later will afford 25 years of protection against Hepatitis A.
It is also possible to receive Hepatitis A in combination with Hepatitis B (TwinRix or Ambirix) whereby 2 or 3 doses of the vaccination can be given between 3 weeks or 6 months.
In addition to the vaccination, travellers should be careful with food and water and:-
Fleet Street Clinic is a specialist travel vaccine clinic in central London, established for over 20 years. We are able to offer you expert advice tailored to your specific needs.
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