Molecular and serological survey of hepatitis E virus infection among domestic pigs in Inner Mongolia, China

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To evaluate the prevalence and characteristics of swine hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in Inner Mongolia, China, serum samples obtained from 356 2- to 4-month-old pigs on 14 farms in Inner Mongolia were tested for the presence of anti-HEV antibodies and HEV RNA. Overall, 186 pigs (52%) tested positive for anti-HEV antibodies, while 30 pigs (8%) had… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00705-010-0706-0

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@article{Jinshan2010MolecularAS, title={Molecular and serological survey of hepatitis E virus infection among domestic pigs in Inner Mongolia, China}, author={Jinshan and Jirintai and Dugarjavin Manglai and Masaharu Takahashi and Shigeo Nagashima and Hiroaki Okamoto}, journal={Archives of Virology}, year={2010}, volume={155}, pages={1217-1226} }