Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010
Increasing Contact with Hepatitis E Virus in Red Deer, Spain
|Region||No. sites||No. samples||No. seropositive||Prevalence, % (95% CI)||RT-PCR|
|Cantábrico Occidental||3||122||21||17.2 (11.4–24.9)||2/14|
|Cantábrico Oriental||1||29||0||0.0 (0.0–11.5)||0|
|Sistema Central||1||16||0||0.0 (0.0–20.8)||0|
|Montes de Toledo||7||366||19||5.2 (3.2–8.0)||2/18|
|Valle del Guadiana||2||86||22||25.6 (17.3–35.9)||5/13|
|Sierra Morena||4||203||15||7.4 (4.3–11.9)||1/14|
*Ig, immunoglobulin; HEV, hepatitis E virus; CI, confidence interval; RT-PCR, reverse transcription–PCR.
†Red deer farms.
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