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- Dutra, Valéria, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Comparative immunology, microbiology, and infectious diseases 2018 v.58 pp. 11-16
- Orthohepevirus A; pork; zoonoses; blood serum; hepatitis E; farms; phylogeny; feces; environmental factors; genotype; genomics; markets; swine; Brazil
- ... Hepatitis E is a zoonotic disease, recognized as an important global public health concern. In this study, molecular detection of the ORF1 and ORF2 genomic regions of the hepatitis E virus (HEV) was carried out in fecal and serum samples from pigs in subsistence farms of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Fragments of the ORF2 region were amplified in 8% (12/150) of fecal samples, with 53.3% (8/15) of farms hav ...