About 2,798 results

ALLMedicine™ Hepatitis E Center

Research & Reviews  1,066 results

Guillain-Barré Syndrome After Acute Hepatitis E Infection: A Case Report and Literature...
Critical Care Nurse; Rose MQ, Santos CD et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2021 - Guillain-Barré syndrome precipitated by hepatitis E virus infection is rare, yet its incidence is increasing. A 57-year-old man was transferred from another facility with fatigue, orange urine, and progressive weakness over 4 to 6 weeks. Initial l...

Prevention of vertical transmission of hepatitis B virus infection.
World Journal of Gastroenterology; Veronese P, Dodi I et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the leading cause of chronic viral hepatitis. Annually, almost two million children younger than 5 years acquire the infection, mostly through vertical or horizontal transmission in early life. Vertical transmission of H...

Extrahepatic manifestations related to hepatitis E virus infection and their triggering...
The Journal of Infection; Wu J, Xiang Z et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection has many extrahepatic manifestations as well as liver symptoms. Multiple studies have shown that HEV infection has symptoms related to the nervous system, kidneys, cryoglobulinemia, hematological system, reproduct...

High prevalence of hepatitis E among regular hemodialysis patients in South of Iran.
The International Journal of Artificial Organs; Ouji M, Taherkhani R et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is one of the prevalent nosocomially transmitted agents among patients on maintenance hemodialysis due to parenteral transmission of HEV and immunocompromised condition of chronic hemodialysis patients. Therefore, this stud...

Seroprevalence of Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E Viruses among Pregnant Women in Northern ...
Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Sadeghi F, Golchob Z et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Hepatitis A (HAV) and hepatitis E viruses (HEV) are endemic in Iran and are known major causes of acute viral hepatitis. Also, during pregnancy, they are associated with severe outcomes. Therefore, it is vital to evaluate the antibody levels again...

see more →

Clinicaltrials.gov  12 results

A Phase Ⅳ Clinical Trial of the Recombinant Hepatitis E Vaccine (Escherichia Coli)(the Lot Consistency Trial)

May 4th, 2020 - This study is a mono-center, randomization, double-blind clinical trial in healthy subjects between 18 to 50. Under the premise of full informed consent, 360 subjects that meet the requirement of clinical trial in the age of 18-50 will be divided ...

Ribavirin for Severe Acute and Chronic Hepatitis E Virus Infection.

Apr 16th, 2019 - The purpose of the study is to compare the efficacy, safety and recurrence rate of two therapeutic strategies with ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis E and severe acute hepatitis E: fixed duration of treatment for 12 weeks vs variable du...

HepNet Pilot Trial: Multicenter Trial for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis E With Sofosbuvir (SofE)

Mar 8th, 2019 - This is a single arm multicenter pilot study to provide preliminary evidence whether sofosbuvir (SOF) is efficacious and can be safely used in patients with chronic Hepatitis E virus infection.

Seroprevalence of Hepatitis E in People With an Organ Transplant

Aug 9th, 2018 - Hepatitis E virus infection commonly presents as an acute self-limiting hepatitis in the developing world. However there have been reports that chronic hepatitis E may develop in immunocompromised subjects such as renal and liver transplant recipi...

Efficacy and Immunogenicity Study of Recombinant Human Papillomavirus Bivalent(Type 16/18 )Vaccine

Jul 19th, 2018 - This is a Phase III clinical trial of the novel recombinant HPV 16/18 bivalent vaccine manufactured by Xiamen Innovax Biotech CO., LTD. The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy of the vaccine against relevant outcomes in ...

see more →

News  41 results

Acute Hepatitis E Superinfection Reactivates Chronic HBV
Jan Dyer

Jun 26th, 2018 - Many things can reactivate chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection—withdrawal of antiviral therapy, pregnancy, and chemotherapy, to name a few. So when a patient with stable chronic HBV virus presented with significant hepatitis flare, clinician.

Viral Hepatitis Overview: Osmosis Study Video

Apr 20th, 2018 - What is the hepatitis virus? Well, the hepatitis virus invades liver cells and causes inflammation in the liver tissue. Five hepatitis viruses are recognized: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E. They all have sligh...

WHO Fears Deadly Diphtheria Outbreak Among Rohingya Refugees

Nov 29th, 2017 - GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh are at risk from a possible outbreak of diphtheria, the World Health Organization said in a report published on Tuesday. More than 620,000 people f...

DDSEP® 8 Quick quiz - August 2017 Question 1

Aug 1st, 2017 - Q2: Answer: B This patient has chronic hepatitis E infection, as demonstrated by the positive hepatitis IgG antibody. It is recommended that HEV RNA be identified in serum or stool for diagnosis of hepatitis E.

New ELISA better differentiates chronic, acute hepatitis E infection
Deepak Chitnis, MDedge News

Sep 12th, 2016 - While real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing is the standard test for hepatitis E virus infection, an anti-HEV-specific enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is more effective than is PCR at distinguishing between acute and chronic.

see more →