Hepatitis E: an emerging disease.

  title={Hepatitis E: an emerging disease.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Teresa P{\'e}rez-Gracia and Beatriz Suay and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Mateos-Lindemann},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
Currently, the infection with the hepatitis E virus represents the most frequent cause for acute hepatitis and jaundice in the world. According to WHO estimations, around two billion people, representing one third of the world's population, live in endemic areas for HEV and, therefore, are at risk of infection. In developed countries, the circulation of the virus in both human and animal (swine, boar, deer) sewage has been confirmed; however, the incidence rate is low compared to that of… CONTINUE READING