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

Gábor Reuter, Domonka Fodor, Andrea Kátai, György Szucs

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-102
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Virology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - jún. 1 2006


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

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