Shweta Y Pingle

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Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a causative agent of acute hepatitis and a major public health problem in India. There are four mammalian HEV genotypes worldwide. In India, genotype 1 (HEV-1) is restricted to humans whereas genotype 4 (HEV-4) circulates in pigs. Studies from our laboratory have shown that HEV-4 (swine) virus can establish experimental infection(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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