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Prevalence of hepatitis E virus infection in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients - A single-center experience

Hoerning, André, Hegen, Bianca, Wingen, Anne-Margret, Cetiner, Metin, Lainka, Elke, Kathemann, Simone, Fiedler, Melanie, Timm, Jörg, Wenzel, Jürgen J. , Hoyer, Peter F. and Gerner, Patrick (2012) Prevalence of hepatitis E virus infection in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients - A single-center experience. Pediatric Transplantation 16 (7), pp. 742-747.

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Abstract

HEV infection appears to be an emerging disease in industrialized countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of HEV infection in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. One hundred and twenty‐four pediatric recipients of liver (n = 41) or kidney (n = 83) transplants aged between one and 18 yr were screened for anti‐HEV IgG antibodies. Patients were tested for fecal HEV ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2012
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.1111/j.1399-3046.2012.01740.xDOI
Keywords:hepatitis E Virus – renal transplantation – liver transplantation
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:37521
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