Neeta Thorat

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BACKGROUND Hepatitis A is endemic in India and mainly causes sporadic infections. However, children in childcare centers, schools and orphanages are vulnerable to common-source outbreaks as they have naive hosts. OBJECTIVES To investigate hepatitis A outbreak in an orphanage from Pune, India. STUDY DESIGN Monitoring of virus excretion and anti-HAV(More)
KIs virus (KIs-V) is a putative new hepatitis virus recently identified from Japan. Prevalence of this virus was found to be significantly higher in individuals with past exposure to hepatitis E virus and having moderately raised alanine aminotransferase levels. The present work was undertaken to see the circulation of this virus in India. Blood samples(More)
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