Publication Date

January 2011

Abstract

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is responsible of acute viral hepatitis in people and it is endemic in developing countries where it is transmitted mainly through faecal contamination of drinking water. Some of the cases in developed countries are autochthonous.

Book Title

124th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork

Pages

359

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-675

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HEV in the pork food chain in United Kingdom

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Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is responsible of acute viral hepatitis in people and it is endemic in developing countries where it is transmitted mainly through faecal contamination of drinking water. Some of the cases in developed countries are autochthonous.