College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Department of Veterinary Medicine

Hepatitis E

Hepatitis E is a viral hepatitis (liver inflammation) caused by infection with a virus called hepatitis E virus (HEV).

HEV is a positive-sense single-stranded RNA icosahedral virus with a 7.5 kilobase genome.

HEV has a fecal-oral transmission route 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
 

 

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