Clinical presentation of hepatitis E.

  title={Clinical presentation of hepatitis E.},
  author={Rakesh Aggarwal},
  journal={Virus research},
  volume={161 1},
Hepatitis E is a form of acute hepatitis, which is caused by infection with hepatitis E virus. The infection is transmitted primarily through fecal-oral route and the disease is highly endemic in several developing countries with opportunities for contamination of drinking water. In these areas with high endemicity, it occurs as outbreaks and as sporadic cases of acute hepatitis. The illness often resembles that associated with other hepatotropic viruses and is usually self-limiting; in some… CONTINUE READING


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