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Seroprevalence study in forestry workers from eastern Germany using novel genotype 3- and rat hepatitis E virus-specific immunoglobulin G ELISAs

Dremsek, Paul, Wenzel, Jürgen J. , Johne, Reimar, Ziller, Mario, Hofmann, Jörg, Groschup, Martin H., Werdermann, Sandra, Mohn, Ulrich, Dorn, Silvia, Motz, Manfred, Mertens, Marc, Jilg, Wolfgang and Ulrich, Rainer G. (2012) Seroprevalence study in forestry workers from eastern Germany using novel genotype 3- and rat hepatitis E virus-specific immunoglobulin G ELISAs. Medical Microbiology and Immunology 201 (2), pp. 189-200.

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Abstract

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the causative agent of an acute self-limiting hepatitis in humans. In industrialized countries, autochthonous cases are linked to zoonotic transmission from domestic pigs, wild boar and red deer. The main route of human infection presumably is consumption of contaminated meat. Farmers, slaughterers and veterinarians are expected to be risk groups as they work close to ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2012
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.1007/s00430-011-0221-2DOI
Keywords:Hepatitis E virus, Genotype, 3 ratHEV, Capsid protein, ELISA, Forestry workers, Blood donors, Germany
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:37524
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