Hepatitis E: an emerging global disease – from discovery towards control and cure

  title={Hepatitis E: an emerging global disease – from discovery towards control and cure},
  author={M. Khuroo},
  journal={Journal of Viral Hepatitis},
  • M. Khuroo, M. Khuroo
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Viral Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis E is a systemic disease affecting the liver predominantly and caused by infection with the hepatitis E virus (HEV). HEV has marked genetic heterogeneity and is known to infect several animal species including pigs, boar, deer, mongoose, rabbit, camel, chicken, rats, ferret, bats and cutthroat trout. HEV is the sole member of the family Hepeviridae and has been divided into 2 genera: Orthohepevirus (mammalian and avian HEV) and Piscihepevirus (trout HEV). Human HEVs included within the… CONTINUE READING
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