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ALLMedicine™ Hepatitis E Center

Research & Reviews  3,303 results

Incidence and prevalence of acute hepatitis E virus infection in patients with suspecte...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.14713
Liver International : Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver; Sanabria-Cabrera J, Sanjuán-Jiménez R et. al.

Oct 27th, 2020 - Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) presents with a wide phenotypic spectrum requiring an extensive differential diagnosis. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is not systematically ruled out during acute hepatitis assessment in Spain. The aims of this study wer...

Persistent Hepatitis E virus infection across England and Wales 2009-2017: Demography, ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13424
Journal of Viral Hepatitis; Ankcorn M, Said B et. al.

Oct 19th, 2020 - The first clinical case of persistent HEV infection in England was reported in 2009. We describe the demography, virology and outcomes of patients identified with persistent HEV infection in England and Wales between 2009 and 2017. A series of 94 ...

Hepatitis E virus: Epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical manifestations, and treatment.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7545399
World Journal of Gastroenterology; Aslan AT, Balaban HY

Oct 19th, 2020 - The hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the fifth known form of viral hepatitis and was first recognized as the cause of an epidemic of unexplained acute hepatitis in the early 1980s. Globally, it is one of the most frequent causes of acute viral hepatitis...

Prevalence and clinical features of hepatitis E virus infection in pregnant women: A la...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinre.2020.08.012
Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology; Ma XX, Ji Y et. al.

Oct 14th, 2020 - Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection causes severe maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnant women. These patients are exclusively from resource-limited regions with genotype 1 HEV infection, but not from western countries with genotype 3 prevalence. S...

Hepatitis E seroprevalence and viremia rate in immunocompromised patients: a systematic...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.14695
Liver International : Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver; Buescher G, Ozga AK et. al.

Oct 9th, 2020 - Hepatitis E is an infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis E virus (HEV). Immunocompromised patients present a particular risk group, as chronification of hepatitis E leading to life-threatening cirrhosis occurs when these patients ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Hepatitis E in Children: A Position Paper by the ESPGHAN Hepatology Committee.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000001231
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Fischler B, Baumann U et. al.

Apr 6th, 2016 - Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is endemic in large parts of the developing world. Waterborne transmission of genotypes 1 or 2 commonly causes acute hepatitis, which is usually self-limited in healthy individuals. In addition, acute HEV infections also oc...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3,327 results

Incidence and prevalence of acute hepatitis E virus infection in patients with suspecte...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.14713
Liver International : Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver; Sanabria-Cabrera J, Sanjuán-Jiménez R et. al.

Oct 27th, 2020 - Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) presents with a wide phenotypic spectrum requiring an extensive differential diagnosis. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is not systematically ruled out during acute hepatitis assessment in Spain. The aims of this study wer...

Persistent Hepatitis E virus infection across England and Wales 2009-2017: Demography, ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13424
Journal of Viral Hepatitis; Ankcorn M, Said B et. al.

Oct 19th, 2020 - The first clinical case of persistent HEV infection in England was reported in 2009. We describe the demography, virology and outcomes of patients identified with persistent HEV infection in England and Wales between 2009 and 2017. A series of 94 ...

Hepatitis E virus: Epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical manifestations, and treatment.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7545399
World Journal of Gastroenterology; Aslan AT, Balaban HY

Oct 19th, 2020 - The hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the fifth known form of viral hepatitis and was first recognized as the cause of an epidemic of unexplained acute hepatitis in the early 1980s. Globally, it is one of the most frequent causes of acute viral hepatitis...

Prevalence and clinical features of hepatitis E virus infection in pregnant women: A la...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinre.2020.08.012
Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology; Ma XX, Ji Y et. al.

Oct 14th, 2020 - Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection causes severe maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnant women. These patients are exclusively from resource-limited regions with genotype 1 HEV infection, but not from western countries with genotype 3 prevalence. S...

Hepatitis E seroprevalence and viremia rate in immunocompromised patients: a systematic...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.14695
Liver International : Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver; Buescher G, Ozga AK et. al.

Oct 9th, 2020 - Hepatitis E is an infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis E virus (HEV). Immunocompromised patients present a particular risk group, as chronification of hepatitis E leading to life-threatening cirrhosis occurs when these patients ...

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News  47 results

Acute Hepatitis E Superinfection Reactivates Chronic HBV
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/168758/hepatitis/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.

New Clinical Practice Guidelines, June 2018 Edition
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/897693

Jun 6th, 2018 - In This Issue Read the latest updates to clinical practice guidelines and recommendations. View Key Guidelines for June 2018: Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Deprescribing Benzodiazepines for Insomnia Hepatitis E Essential Diagnostic Tests Colorecta...

New Clinical Practice Guidelines, June 2018 Edition
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/897693_5

Jun 6th, 2018 - Hepatitis E European Association for the Study of the Liver EASL suggests testing for hepatitis E in patients with unexplained flares of chronic liver disease. EASL recommends HEV testing in all immunosuppressed patients with unexplained abnormal ...

DDSEP® 8 Quick quiz - August 2017 Question 1
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/143558/ddsepr-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
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/113701/hepatitis/new-elisa-better-differentiates-chronic-acute-hepatitis-e
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.

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