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- Mergemeier, Steffen, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Food and environmental virology 2019 v.11 no.1 pp. 1-8
- Orthohepevirus A; pork; silica; humans; hepatitis E; liver sausage; food matrix; surveys; swine; wild boars; genotype; outbreak investigation; RNA; homogenization; Europe
- ... Increasing numbers of hepatitis E cases are currently recognized in many European countries. The zoonotic hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3 mainly circulates in domestic pigs and wild boars, and can be transmitted to humans via consumption of insufficiently heated meat or meat products produced from those animals. Here, a detailed protocol for detection of HEV RNA in meat products is provided, wh ...