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Chronic hepatitis E virus infection in a patient with leukemia and elevated transaminases: a case report

Gauss, Annika, Wenzel, Juergen J , Flechtenmacher, Christa, Navid, Mojdeh Heidary, Eisenbach, Christoph, Jilg, Wolfgang, Stremmel, Wolfgang and Schnitzler, Paul (2012) Chronic hepatitis E virus infection in a patient with leukemia and elevated transaminases: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 6 (1).

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Abstract

Introduction Acute hepatitis E virus infection may cause mild, self-limiting hepatitis, either as epidemic outbreaks or sporadic cases, the latter of which have been reported in industrialized countries. Chronic infections are uncommon and have been reported in immunosuppressed patients, patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection, and patients with hematological malignancies. Case ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2012
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.1186/1752-1947-6-334DOI
Keywords:Hepatitis E virus, Chronic hepatitis, Autochthonous hepatitis E
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:37526
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