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Recommendations for the identification of chronic hepatitis C virus infection among persons born during 1945-1965.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an increasing cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Many of the 2.7-3.9 million persons living with HCV infection are unaware they are infected and do notExpand
Non-travel-associated hepatitis E in England and Wales: demographic, clinical, and molecular epidemiological characteristics.
Between 1996 and 2003, 186 cases of hepatitis E were serologically diagnosed. Of these, 17 (9%) were not associated with recent travel abroad. Patients were >55 years old (range, 56-82 years old) andExpand
Chronic Infection With Camelid Hepatitis E Virus in a Liver Transplant Recipient Who Regularly Consumes Camel Meat and Milk.
There have been increasing reports of food-borne zoonotic transmission of hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3, which causes chronic infections in immunosuppressed patients. We performed phylogeneticExpand
Autochthonous hepatitis E in southwest England
Summary.  Although autochthonous hepatitis E has been reported in developed countries, its extent and nature in the United Kingdom are unclear. The aim of the present study was to report the naturalExpand
Transfusion‐transmitted hepatitis E in a ‘nonhyperendemic’ country
summary.  Indigenous hepatitis E is increasingly recognized in developed countries, where it may be a zoonosis. We describe the first case of transfusion‐transmitted hepatitis E in the UK from aExpand
Hepatitis E Epidemic, Uganda
In October 2007, an epidemic of hepatitis E was suspected in Kitgum District of northern Uganda where no previous epidemics had been documented. This outbreak has progressed to become one of theExpand
Restricted Enzooticity of Hepatitis E Virus Genotypes 1 to 4 in the United States
ABSTRACT Hepatitis E is recognized as a zoonosis, and swine are known reservoirs, but how broadly enzootic its causative agent, hepatitis E virus (HEV), is remains controversial. To determine theExpand
Hepatitis E in England and Wales
In 2005, 329 cases of hepatitis E virus infection were confirmed in England and Wales; 33 were confirmed indigenous infections, and a further 67 were estimated to be indigenous infections. HepatitisExpand
Characterization of a highly divergent TT virus genome.
A novel TT virus (TTV)-like DNA sequence was detected in the serum of a patient (PM) with acute non-A-E hepatitis. The full-length genome sequence, referred to here as PM virus (PMV), was obtainedExpand
Prevalence and genotype of hepatitis C virus infection in pregnant women and blood donors in Ghana.
The seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus was evaluated in blood donors and antenatal clinic attenders in Kumasi, Ghana and seropositive subjects were tested for hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid byExpand