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Hepatitis E Seroprevalence and Genotyping in a Cohort of Wild Boars in Southern Germany and Eastern Alsace

Weigand, Kilian , Weigand, Kurt, Schemmerer, Mathias , Müller, Martina and Wenzel, Juergen J. (2018) Hepatitis E Seroprevalence and Genotyping in a Cohort of Wild Boars in Southern Germany and Eastern Alsace. Food and Environmental Virology 10 (2), pp. 167-175.

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Abstract

In the last few years it has been realized that the hepatitis E virus (HEV) is endemic in most industrialized countries and that it is a zoonotic disease. Potential reservoirs for HEV have been identified to be wild boars and deers, but HEV has also been found in domestic pigs and other animals. Due to the probable spread of the virus via contaminated food or contact to infected animals, HEV ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin I
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.1007/s12560-017-9329-xDOI
29214558PubMed ID
Keywords:Hepatitis E, Genotyping; Seroprevalence; Wild boar
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37498
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