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PESU Bulletin Hepa Jan-Sep 2011_1

PESU Bulletin Hepa Jan-Sep 2011_1

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MORBIDITY WEEK NO. 35 (
JANUARY 1, 2012 to AUGUST 31, 2012)
 
There were 39 Acute Viral Hepatitis (AVH) cases reported tothe Provincial Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (PESU) from January 1 toAugust 31, 2012. This has increased by 86% compared to cases of sameperiod last year.The ages of affected individuals ranges from 6 to 76 years old(median= 29 y.o.). Age group 21-30 years old (28%) were mostlyaffected, followed by 41-50 years old (18%) of the total case. Males wereslightly more affected with 23 cases composing the 59% of the total case.(
See
Table 1)Among the 10 municipalities and 1 city, Koronadal City has anapparent increase of reported AVH cases from 0 case as of end of Augustlast year to 14 AVH cases composing the 36% total provincial case. It isfollowed by Polomolok (26%) with 10 cases. Number of AVH Cases inLake Sebu has decreased from 5 cases to 4 this year though it ranks thirdin municipalities with highest number of case. No Cases were reportedfrom Banga and Sto. Niño.
See
Figure 2.0Seventy four percent (74%) were confirmed AVH cases (29cases. Hepatitis B is the leading type composing the 83% of confirmedcase. Five cases of Hepa A were also identified. Laboratory tests were notdone to the remaining 26% suspected cases.Figure 3.0 shows monthly trend of AVH cases in the provincefrom January 1 to August 31. As illustrated, the alert threshold line hasbeen reached on all months except on the month of May. Epidemicthreshold line were crossed on months of June and August.No death was reported associated or caused by AVH.
PESUBULLETIN
Provincial Epidemiology Surveillance Unit
INTEGRATED PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICE SOUTH COTABATO
ACUTE VIRAL HEPATITIS (AVH) 
AGEGROUP(in years)SEXTOTAL%Female Male# of Cases%# of Cases%0-10
4
25
0 0 4 10
10-20
2
12
4 17 6 15
21-30
5
32
6 27 11 28
31-40
1
2 8 3 8
41-50
1
6 27 7 18
51-60
1
2 8 3 8
>61 andabove
2
13
3 13 5 13
T O T A L
 16
(41%)
100%
23
(59%)
100
%
39100%
Findings
 
Table 1. Acute Viral Hepatitis Cases by Age and Sex DistributionSOUTH COTABATO, Jan. 1 TO Aug. 31, 2011
Figure 3.0
MONTHLY Cases of Acute Viral Hepatitis in relation to Alert and Epidemic Line
South Cotabato, January 1, 2012 to August 31, 2012
Prepared by:
Celia C. Lorenzo, RND
(Disease Surveillance Officer)
 Tristan M. Navos, RN
(Asst. DSO.)
 
Approved for Release:
Rogelio B. Aturdido, Jr., MD 
Provincial Health Officer
 
Noted by:
Salvecio B. Dagang, MD
Head, PESU
 
Figure 2.0
Acute Viral Hepatitis by Classification & Type (n=39)
South Cotabato, Jan- Aug., 2012Figure 1.0
Acute Viral Hepatitis by Mun/City (n=39)
South Cotabato, January-August, 2011 & 2012

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