Clinical characteristics and risk factors of sporadic Hepatitis E in central China

@inproceedings{Zhang2011ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and risk factors of sporadic Hepatitis E in central China},
  author={Shujun Zhang and Jingjing Wang and Quan Yuan and Shengxiang Ge and Jun Zhang and Ningshao Xia and De-ying Tian},
  booktitle={Virology Journal},
  year={2011}
}
Epidemiological investigations, detections and vaccines of hepatitis E (HE) have been paid a focus of attention in prior studies, while studies on clinical features and risk factors with a large number of sporadic HE patients are scarce. Sporadic HE can occur throughout the year, with the highest incidence rate in the first quarter of a year, in central of China. Of the 210 patients, 85.2% were male, and the most common clinical symptoms were jaundice (85.7%), fatigue (70.5%) and anorexia (64.8… CONTINUE READING

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