High occurrence of hepatitis E virus in samples from wastewater treatment plants in Switzerland and comparison with other enteric viruses.

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Masclaux, Frédéric G.; Hotz, Philipp; Friedli, Drita; Savova-Bianchi, Dessisslava; Oppliger, Anne;
  • Journal: eissn: 1879-2448
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.05.050
  • Subject: Adenoviruses, Human/genetics; Adenoviruses, Human/isolation & purification; Adenoviruses, Porcine/genetics; Adenoviruses, Porcine/isolation & purification; Animals; Chemical Fractionation; Feces/virology; Filtration/methods; Hepatitis E virus/genetics; Hepatitis E virus/isolation & purification; Humans; Norovirus/genetics; Norovirus/isolation & purification; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Reproducibility of Results; Seasons; Swine; Switzerland; Waste Disposal, Fluid; Waste Water/virology; Water Microbiology; Adenovirus; HEV; Hepatitis E; Norovirus; Wastewater; qPCR
    mesheuropmc: viruses | virus diseases | digestive system diseases

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is responsible for many enterically transmitted viral hepatitides around the world. It is currently one of the waterborne diseases of global concern. In industrialized countries, HEV appears to be more common than previously thought, even if it i... View more
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