Hepatitis E virus in Scottish blood donors

A. Cleland, L. Smith, Claire Crossan, O. Blatchford, Harry Dalton, Linda Scobie, J. Petrik

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Abstract

Published prevalence figures for hepatitis E virus (HEV) reveal significant regional differences. Several studies have reported virus transmission via blood transfusion. The aim of this study was to establish HEV seroprevalence and investigate a potential HEV RNA presence in Scottish blood donors.
Original languageEnglish
JournalVox Sanguinis
Early online date13 Jun 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • hepatitis E
  • blood donors
  • virus transmission
  • emerging infectious diseases
  • seroprevalence
  • Scotland

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Cleland, A., Smith, L., Crossan, C., Blatchford, O., Dalton, H., Scobie, L., & Petrik, J. (2013). Hepatitis E virus in Scottish blood donors. Vox Sanguinis. https://doi.org/10.1111/vox.12056