Lack of evidence of hepatitis E virus infection among renal transplant recipients in a disease-endemic area.

@article{Naik2013LackOE,
  title={Lack of evidence of hepatitis E virus infection among renal transplant recipients in a disease-endemic area.},
  author={Ajay M Naik and Nivedita Gupta and Deepak K. Goel and Sirish Kumar Ippagunta and Raj Kumar Sharma and Rakesh Aggarwal},
  journal={Journal of viral hepatitis},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={e138-40}
}
Persistent hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection has been reported among solid-organ transplant recipients in nonendemic areas. Such chronic infections have all been related to genotype 3 HEV, which is prevalent in these areas. Whether persistent infection occurs with genotype 1 HEV, prevalent in areas where the infection is hyperendemic, is unclear. We therefore tested sera from renal transplant recipients receiving immunosuppressive agents in India, where genotype 1 HEV infection is endemic, for… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…