HEV 2018 Hepatitis E Workshop, Madrid 4-5 Junio 2018

20 de Abril de 2018 - Publicado en OTROS CONGRESOS

Hepatitis E: Paradigm of a food-borne zoonotic emerging disease in Europe. 

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an under-recognised cause of acute hepatitis in high-income countries. Originally considered to be restricted to humans, it is now clear that HEV and HEV-like viruses have several animal reservoirs with complex ecology and genetic diversity. Although there is a single serotype, four major HEV genotypes (1-4) capable of infecting humans are currently recognized.

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