Fact Sheet Hepatitis E: General Information, August 26, 2018

(2018) Fact Sheet Hepatitis E: General Information, August 26, 2018. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Hepatitis E (HEV) is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis E virus (HEV). Hepatitis E, however, does not occur often in the United States. Mostly people who travel to developing countries that have inadequate environmental sanitation. HEV is transmitted primarily by the fecal-oral route. Fecally contaminated drinking water is the most commonly documented method of transmission.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Hepatitis E, Healthcare, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
ID Code: 32097
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 29 Apr 2020 13:42
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2020 13:42
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/32097