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CDC issues new hepatitis alert telling doctors to take LIVER SAMPLES from seriously ill children

A new hepatitis alert was issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Wednesday telling doctors to take liver samples from the sickest patients — after five children died from the disease in the U.S. and 15 needed a liver transplant.

It comes as scientists remain stumped as to the cause behind the mystery illness, with adenovirus — which can cause the common cold — currently the chief suspect.

In its second alert in three weeks the CDC recommended clinicians widen their search for an adenovirus infection by taking samples from the organ ‘if available’, as well as collecting stool, throat and blood specimens to be tested for adenovirus.

Previously, the agency had only suggested taking samples from one of these — excluding the liver — to scan for the…

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