alexa Abstract | Detection of Hepatitis E Virus Antibodies in Domestic and Wild Animal Species in Central Italy
ISSN: 2327-5073

Clinical Microbiology: Open Access
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Abstract

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is known for its zoonotic potential. Although several mammalian species have been indicated as possible viral reservoir, the host range of the infection is partially defined. In this work serum samples collected from wild brown hares, red deer, wild rabbits, cattle living in semi-wild state and wild boar-hunting dogs were tested by a multi-species ELISA assay. Only sera from red deer (5.6%), wild rabbit (38.5%) and wild-boar hunting dogs (14.3%) scored positive. The investigation indicated the circulation and the high endemicity of HEV in various animal species in Central Italy, and the importance that these species can play in the epidemiology of infection.

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Author(s): Maurizio Mazzei, Mario Forzan, Federica Pizzurro, Federico Picciolli, Patrizia Bandecchi and Alessandro Poli

Keywords

ELISA, Hepatitis E virus, Italy, Serology, Zoonosis, Hepatitis E

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