New Hepatitis E Virus Genotype in Bactrian Camels, Xinjiang, China, 2013

@inproceedings{Woo2016NewHE,
  title={New Hepatitis E Virus Genotype in Bactrian Camels, Xinjiang, China, 2013},
  author={Patrick C. Y. Woo and Susanna K. P. Lau and Jade L. L. Teng and Kai-yuan Cao and Ulrich Wernery and Tony Schountz and Tsz Ho Chiu and Alan K. L. Tsang and P. S. Wong and Emily Y. Wong and Kwok-yung Yuen},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2016}
}
To the Editor: Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a member of the family Hepeviridae, genus Orthohepevirus, which comprises 4 species, Orthohepevirus A–D. Orthohepevirus A contains 7 genotypes (HEV1–7) (1,2). HEV1 and HEV2 infect humans only; HEV3, HEV4, and HEV7 can infect humans and other mammals; and HEV5 and HEV6 have been detected in animals only. Worldwide, HEV is the most common cause of acute viral hepatitis in humans. The disease is generally selflimiting, but high death rates have been… CONTINUE READING
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