Hepatitis E virus and neurological injury

  title={Hepatitis E virus and neurological injury},
  author={H. Dalton and N. Kamar and J. J. Eijk and B. Mclean and P. Cintas and R. Bendall and B. Jacobs},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neurology},
  • H. Dalton, N. Kamar, +4 authors B. Jacobs
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Neurology
  • Hepatitis E is hyperendemic in many developing countries in Asia and Africa, and is caused by hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotypes 1 and 2, which are spread via the faecal–oral route by contaminated water. Recent data show that HEV infection is also endemic in developed countries. In such geographical settings, hepatitis E is caused by HEV genotypes 3 and 4, and is mainly a porcine zoonosis. In a minority of cases, HEV causes acute and chronic hepatitis, but infection is commonly asymptomatic or… CONTINUE READING
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