Investigation of the incidence of hepatitis E virus among pregnant women in Turkey.

@article{Cevriolu2004InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the incidence of hepatitis E virus among pregnant women in Turkey.},
  author={Arif Serhan Cevrioğlu and Mustafa Altindiş and H{\"u}seyin Mete Tanir and Fatih Aksoy},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={48-52}
}
AIM The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Middle Anatolia, identify the factors that affect being HEV positive and to study the effects of HEV positivity on mother and fetus. METHODS The study included 245 pregnant women who applied to various health centers and 76 cases in the same age range as the control. Blood samples taken from the cases were tested in terms of anti-HEV, IgM and IgG using the microELISA… CONTINUE READING