Hepatitis E virus (87A strain) propagated in A549 cells.

  title={Hepatitis E virus (87A strain) propagated in A549 cells.},
  author={R Huang and Naoki Nakazono and Koji Ishii and Dexin Li and Osamu Kawamata and Ryuji Kawaguchi and Yoshito Tsukada},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  volume={47 4},
A strain of hepatitis E virus (HEV), the 87A strain isolated in 2BS cells from the feces of a patient with hepatitis E, has been reported previously. In this study, the 87A strain was propagated in A549 cells, and the marked cytopathic effect (CPE) appeared in the infected monolayer cells. The size of this virus is about 30 nm in diameter. Furthermore, HEV… CONTINUE READING