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- Jirintai, Suljid, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Archives of virology 2013 v.158 no.1 pp. 87-96
- Orthohepevirus A; sequence analysis; immunoglobulin G; antibodies; genome; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; genotype; nucleotide sequences; population density; rats; RNA; Rattus rattus; Indonesia
- ... One hundred sixteen rats (Rattus rattus) captured in Indonesia from 2011 to 2012 were investigated for the prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV)-specific antibodies and HEV RNA. Using an ELISA based on HEV genotype 4 with an ad hoc cutoff value of 0.500, 18.1 % of the rats tested positive for anti-HEV IgG. By nested RT-PCR, 14.7 % of the rats had rat HEV RNA, and none were positive for HEV genotyp ...