AVM volume 4, issue 1, P19-29 2011 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v4i1.175 View full text
Diana Lupulović, Tamaš Petrović, Sava Lazić, Jasna Prodanov Radulović, Radoslav Došen, Ivan Pušić

Abstract: Hepatitis E (HEV) belongs to one of fi ve so far described types of viral hepatitis caused by human agents (hepatitis A, B, C, D and E). The disease is characterized by clinical and epidemiological signs of acute hepatitis and is transmitted primarily by fecal-oral route via contaminated food and water. The infection is mainly detected in the developing countries of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, especially in countries with poor sanitary conditions of life. HEV infection in pigs was fi rst recorded in 1990…

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