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Detection and characterisation of swine hepatitis E virus in New Zealand
The objectives of the present study were to establish the presence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) in New Zealand pigs, first by testing for HEV antibody in pig herds throughout New Zealand to measure theExpand
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Hepatitis A virus: host interactions, molecular epidemiology and evolution.
Infection with hepatitis A virus (HAV) is the commonest viral cause of liver disease and presents an important public health problem worldwide. Several unique HAV properties and molecular mechanismsExpand
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Serological diagnostics of hepatitis E virus infection.
Development of accurate diagnostic assays for the detection of serological markers of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection remains challenging. In the course of nearly 20 years after the discovery ofExpand
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Outbreak of hepatitis A in the USA associated with frozen pomegranate arils imported from Turkey: an epidemiological case study.
BACKGROUND In May, 2013, an outbreak of symptomatic hepatitis A virus infections occurred in the USA. Federal, state, and local public health officials investigated the cause of the outbreak andExpand
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Evolutionary History and Population Dynamics of Hepatitis E Virus
Background Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an enterically transmitted hepatropic virus. It segregates as four genotypes. All genotypes infect humans while only genotypes 3 and 4 also infect several animalExpand
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The Hepatitis E Virus Polyproline Region Is Involved in Viral Adaptation
Genomes of hepatitis E virus (HEV), rubivirus and cutthroat virus (CTV) contain a region of high proline density and low amino acid (aa) complexity, named the polyproline region (PPR). In HEVExpand
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Hepatitis C virus infections from unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2007-2008.
BACKGROUND In January 2008, 3 persons with acute hepatitis C who all underwent endoscopy at a single facility in Nevada were identified. METHOD We reviewed clinical and laboratory data fromExpand
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Temporal Variations in the Hepatitis C Virus Intrahost Population during Chronic Infection
ABSTRACT The intrahost evolution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) holds keys to understanding mechanisms responsible for the establishment of chronic infections and to development of a vaccine andExpand
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The evolving epidemiology of hepatitis a in the United States: incidence and molecular epidemiology from population-based surveillance, 2005-2007.
BACKGROUND The incidence of hepatitis A virus (HAV) disease is the lowest ever in the United States. We describe recent incidence and characteristics of cases of HAV disease from 6 US sitesExpand
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Prevalence of antibodies against hepatitis e virus among urban and rural populations in Venezuela
Antibodies against hepatitis E virus (HEV) were detected in sera by a synthetic peptide‐based enzyme immunoassay (EIA) from different populations in Venezuela. Antibodies against HEV were found inExpand
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