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Continuous decline of hepatitis E virus seroprevalence in southern Germany despite increasing notifications, 2003–2015

Mahrt, Hannah, Schemmerer, Mathias , Behrens, Gundula , Leitzmann, Michael , Jilg, Wolfgang and Wenzel, Jürgen J. (2018) Continuous decline of hepatitis E virus seroprevalence in southern Germany despite increasing notifications, 2003–2015. Emerging Microbes & Infections 7, p. 133.

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Abstract

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is viewed as an emerging pathogen. Many European countries, including Germany, have observed a steep increase of notified autochthonous hepatitis E cases in recent years. Our study investigated time trends in HEV seroprevalence in southern Germany between 2003 and 2015. A total of 3000 study sera were evenly distributed over sampling years 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, and 2015, ...

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Item type:Article
Date:25 July 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1038/s41426-018-0136-8DOI
30042475PubMed ID
Keywords:viral hepatitis; zoonotic infections; hepatitis E virus; emerging or re-emerging diseases; epidemiology; seroprevalence decline
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:37556
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