First reported outbreak of locally acquired hepatitis E virus infection in Australia
Yapa, Chaturangi; Furlong, Catriona; Rosewell, Alexander; Ward, KA; Adamson, Sheena; Shadbolt, Craig T; Kok, Jen; Tracy, Samantha; Bowden, Scott; Smedley , Elizabeth J; Ferson , Mark J; Sheppeard, V; McAnulty , Jeremy.M
Objective: To determine the source and extent of a locally acquired hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection outbreak. Design, setting and participants: A cluster of notified cases of HEV infection linked to a single restaurant (X) was identified in May 2014. People with laboratory-confirmed HEV infection in New South Wales between January 2013 and December 2014 were interviewed about potential risk factors for HEV infection. Co-diners at restaurant X and patients with suspected but unexplained viral...[Show more]
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