Identification of a novel variant of human hepatitis E virus in Hungary

  • Reuter G
  • Fodor D
  • Kátai A
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Abstract

First human case of hepatitis E infection detected in Hungary is reported. This hepatitis E virus (HEV), Hungary1, belongs to genotype 3 and had 95% and 90% nucleotide identity within the capsid region of the European swine and human (Greece2) strains, respectively. Hungary1 represents a potential novel human variant of HEV in genus Hepevirus. © 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Genotype 3 hepatitis E virus
  • Non-A
  • Non-C hepatitis

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Authors

  • Gábor Reuter

  • Domonka Fodor

  • Andrea Kátai

  • György Szucs

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