Excretion of infectious hepatitis E virus into milk in cows imposes high risks of zoonosis.

@article{Huang2016ExcretionOI,
  title={Excretion of infectious hepatitis E virus into milk in cows imposes high risks of zoonosis.},
  author={Fen Huang and Yunlong Li and Wenhai Yu and Shenrong Jing and Jue Wang and Feiyan Long and Zhanlong He and Chenchen Yang and Yanhong Bi and Wentao Cao and Chengbo Liu and Xiuguo Hua and Qiuwei Pan},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={350-9}
}
UNLABELLED Hepatitis E virus (HEV) represents the main cause of acute hepatitis worldwide. HEV infection in immunocompromised patients involves a high risk for the development of chronic hepatitis. Because HEV is recognized as a zoonotic pathogen, it is currently believed that swine is the primary reservoir. However, this is not sufficient to justify the strikingly high seroprevalence of HEV in both developing and Western countries. Thus, this study aimed to identify new zoonotic sources that… CONTINUE READING
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