Mauricio Realpe-Quintero, Oliver Viera-Segura, Nora A. Fierro
Based on high seroprevalence, null surveillance, and lack of diagnostics, Mexico is a high-risk region for hepatitis E Virus (HEV) infection. However, few local news on infection are available. Clinicians and general population are in need of increasing awareness, and preventive measures should be emphasized.
Key words. Zoonosis, Chronic hepatitis, Risk factors, HEV-genotypes