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- Hossain, M. B., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Zoonoses and public health 2017 v.64 no.7 pp. 572-577
- Hepatitis E virus; RNA; antibodies; blood; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; feces; genotyping; hepatitis E; humans; jaundice; odds ratio; people; pork; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; rearing; regression analysis; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; slaughterhouses; swine; transportation; Bangladesh
- ... Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the most common cause of viral hepatitis in humans. Pigs may act as a reservoir of HEV, and pig handlers were frequently identified with a higher prevalence of antibodies to HEV. The objectives of this study were to identify evidence of HEV infection in pigs and compare the history of jaundice between pig handlers and people not exposed to pigs and pork. Blood and faecal ...