Phylogenetic analysis of Hepatitis E virus strains isolated from slaughter-age pigs in Colombia.


Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a zoonotic virus that causes acute hepatitis in humans, and can be transmitted via the fecal-oral route. Pigs are considered to be a reservoir for this infection-mainly where the disease is not endemic. In a previous study conducted in Antioquia, which is a region in Colombia where the production and consumption of pork meat is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2017.01.005


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