Hepatitis E virus infection: Epidemiology and treatment implications.

  title={Hepatitis E virus infection: Epidemiology and treatment implications.},
  author={Ga Young Lee and Kittiyod Poovorawan and Duangnapa Intharasongkroh and Pattaratida Sa-nguanmoo and Sompong Vongpunsawad and Chintana Chirathaworn and Yong Poovorawan},
  journal={World journal of virology},
  volume={4 4},
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is now established as an emerging enteric viral hepatitis. Standard treatments in acute and chronic hepatitis E remain to be established. This study undertakes a review of the epidemiology, treatment implication and vaccine prevention from published literature. HEV infection is a worldwide public health problem and can cause acute and chronic hepatitis E. HEV genotypes 1 and 2 are primarily found in developing countries due to waterborne transmission, while the… CONTINUE READING
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