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Albloushi, S and Sachithanadan, S and Walsh, Jim and Carmody, M and Donohoe, J and O'Connor, JJ and O'Mahony, Mary and O'Farrell, B and Shattock, AG (1995) Hepatitis E virus surveillance in Irish homosexual, haemodialysis, intravenous drug abusing and hepatitis C patients. Hepatology, 22, (4/2), A387.

Epidemiologieal studies have suggested that Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) is a water borne, enterically transmitted hepatotropie virus which causes acute hepatitis and does not progress to chronieity. HEV is distinctly uncommon outside Southern Europe, North Africa and Asia. It has been suggested that HEV transmission may occur at least partially by parenterul routes.


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