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Hepatitis E in southern Vietnam: Seroepidemiology in humans and molecular epidemiology in pigs

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Viral pathogens account for a significant proportion of the burden of emerging infectious diseases in humans. The Wellcome Trust-Vietnamese Initiative on Zoonotic Infections (WT-VIZIONS) is aiming to understand the circulation of viral zoonotic pathogens in animals that pose a potential risk to human health. Evidence suggests that human exposure and infections with hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotypes (GT) 3 and 4 results from zoonotic transmission. Hypothesising that HEV GT3 and GT4 are circula...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/zph.12364

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Blackwell Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Zoonoses Public Health Journal website
Volume:
65
Issue:
1
Pages:
43–50
Publication date:
2017-06-09
Acceptance date:
2017-06-09
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EISSN:
1863-2378
ISSN:
1863-1959
Pubs id:
pubs:700717
URN:
uri:adb319cc-d4e5-4d92-a795-02ba41330c9b
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uuid:adb319cc-d4e5-4d92-a795-02ba41330c9b
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pubs:700717

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