Jump to Main Content
- Mirazo, Santiago; Gardinali, Noemí R.; Cecilia, D'Albora; Verger, Lorenzo; Ottonelli, Florencia; Ramos, Natalia; Castro, Gustavo; Pinto, Marcelo A.; Ré, Viviana; Pisano, Belén; Lozano, Alejandra; de Oliveira, Jaqueline Mendes; Arbiza, Juan
- Veterinary microbiology 2018 v.213 pp. 21-27
- Hepatitis E virus; RNA; adults; antibodies; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; farms; genotype; hepatitis; herds; humans; liver; livestock and meat industry; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; public health; risk; seroprevalence; slaughterhouses; surveys; swine; wild boars; Uruguay
- ... Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is an issue of public health concern in high-income and non-endemic countries. Increasing evidence supports the hypothesis of a zoonotic route as the main mode of infection in this epidemiological setting, since the transmission of genotypes HEV-3 and HEV-4 from reservoirs to humans has been demonstrated.In America, studies have confirmed the circulation of HEV in ...