TITLE

Hepatitis E virus in retail pig livers

AUTHOR(S)
Banks, M.; Martelli, F.; Grierson, S.; Fellows, H. J.; Stableforth, W.; Bendall, R.; Dalton, H. R.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/2/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the result of the study for hepatitis E virus (HEV) on a collection of pig livers collected from retail outlets in Cornwall, England. It states that the researchers confirmed a positive signal as HEV genotype 3e by sequence data. It also suggests that the prevalence of one of 76 from the collection of pig liver samples was lower than that detected in retail pig livers in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
47572274

 

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