Hepatitis E virus infection in hemodialysis patients: A seroepidemiological survey in Iran
21 الي 25 آذر 1383، تهران - ايران
Presentation Type: Speech
Introduction: The hepatitis E virus (HEV) has a global distribution and is known to have caused large waterborne epidemics of icteric hepatitis. Transmission is generally via the fecal-oral route. Some reports have suggested parent rally transmission of HEV. Anti-¬HEV prevalence data among chronic hemodialysis (HD) patients are few and given conflicting results. Aim of this study was appointment of prevalence of anti-HEV in Tbrizian hemodialysed (HD) patients in 2004.