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- Soares, Manoel do Carmo Pereira, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Comparative immunology, microbiology, and infectious diseases 2012 v.35 no.5 pp. 477-485
- Orthohepevirus A; human diseases; immunoglobulin G; immunoglobulin M; hepatitis; blood serum; humans; liver; phylogeny; viruses; genotype; RNA; mixed infection; adults; swine; Amazonia; Brazil
- ... Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a fecal-orally transmitted member of the genus Hepevirus that causes acute hepatitis in humans and is widely distributed throughout the world. Pigs have been reported as the main source of genotypes 3 and 4 infection to humans in non-endemic areas. To investigate HEV infection in pigs from different regions of Pará state (Eastern Brazilian Amazon), we performed serologic ...