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New subcluster of HEV genotype 3 strains linked to the first confirmed Swiss case of foodborne hepatitis E infection


Bachofen, Claudia; Kubacki, Jakub; Jermini, Marco; Giannini, Petra; Martinetti, G; Ripellino, Paolo; Bernasconi, E; Fraefel, Cornel; Stephan, Roger (2017). New subcluster of HEV genotype 3 strains linked to the first confirmed Swiss case of foodborne hepatitis E infection. Case Reports Journal, 1(1):003.

Abstract

We describe the first confirmed foodborne Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in Switzerland linked to the consumption of a raw sausage (“mortadella di fegato cruda” type) containing pig liver and the appearance of a new “Swiss” subcluster of genotype 3 HEV strains.

Abstract

We describe the first confirmed foodborne Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in Switzerland linked to the consumption of a raw sausage (“mortadella di fegato cruda” type) containing pig liver and the appearance of a new “Swiss” subcluster of genotype 3 HEV strains.

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Item Type:Journal Article, not_refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Food Safety and Hygiene
05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Virology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
Uncontrolled Keywords:HEV Genotype 3, Foodborne Hepatitis E Infection
Language:English
Date:2017
Deposited On:12 Feb 2018 18:20
Last Modified:18 Apr 2018 14:46
Publisher:The Biomedica
ISSN:2574-0814
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:http://www.thebiomedica.org/articles/crj.003.pdf
Related URLs:http://www.thebiomedica.org/case-reports-journal-abstract.php?ano=crj.003

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