Epidemiology and management of chronic hepatitis E infection in solid organ transplantation: a comprehensive literature review

@article{Zhou2013EpidemiologyAM,
  title={Epidemiology and management of chronic hepatitis E infection in solid organ transplantation: a comprehensive literature review},
  author={X. Zhou and R. Man and R. J. Knegt and H. Metselaar and M. Peppelenbosch and Q. Pan},
  journal={Reviews in Medical Virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23}
}
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection has emerged as a global public health issue. Although it often causes an acute and self‐limiting infection with low mortality rates in the western world, it bears a high risk of developing chronic hepatitis in immunocompromised patients with substantial mortality rates. Organ transplant recipients who receive immunosuppressive medication to prevent rejection are thought to be the main population at risk for chronic hepatitis E. Therefore, there is an urgent… Expand

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