Hepatitis E virus in retail pig livers

Banks, M.; Martelli, F.; Grierson, S.; Fellows, H. J.; Stableforth, W.; Bendall, R.; Dalton, H. R.
January 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/2/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p29
Academic Journal
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.


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