Identification of swine hepatitis E virus (HEV) and prevalence of anti-HEV antibodies in swine and human populations in Korea.

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The swine hepatitis E virus (HEV) is considered to be a new zoonotic agent due to its close genomic resemblance to the human HEV and its ability to infect nonhuman primates. Hepatitis caused by HEV infection has been a serious public health problem in developing countries. However, recent seroprevalence studies indicate that the HEV also circulates in… (More)

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