epidemic hepatitis


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epidemic hepatitis

[¦ep·ə¦dem·ik ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
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Epidemic hepatitis E in Pakistan: Patterns of serologic response and evidence that antibody to hepatitis E virus protects against disease.
Hepatitis E, previously known as enterically transmitted, enteric, or epidemic hepatitis,12 is a worldwide public health problem.
5) Since HEV was thought to cause the majority of epidemic hepatitis and acute, sporadic hepatitis in developing countries, (6) the finding of a non-Burmese or Mexican strain presented new significance for this virus in the United States.