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Volume 23, Number 1—January 2017

Hepatitis E Virus in Wild Boars and Spillover Infection in Red and Roe Deer, Germany, 2013–2015

Helena E. Anheyer-Behmenburg, Kathrin Szabo, Ulrich Schotte, Alfred Binder, Günter Klein, and Reimar JohneComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Foundation, Hannover, Germany (H.E. Anheyer-Behmenburg, K. Szabo, G. Klein); Central Institute of the Bundeswehr Medical Service, Kiel, Germany (H.E. Anheyer-Behmenburg); German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany (K. Szabo, U. Schotte, A. Binder, R. Johne)

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Table 2

Organ distribution of HEV RNA in positive-screened wild boars and deer during 2 hunting seasons in a hunting area in Germany, 2013–2015*

Animal species
Sample type, no. positive/no. tested (%) All
Wild boars 26/26 (100.0) 29/35 (82.9) 23/27 (85.2) 16/19 (84.2) 32/34 (94.1) 126/141 (89.4)
4/5 (80.0)
6/6 (100.0)
2/4 (50.0)
2/4 (50.0)
3/5 (60.0)
17/24 (70.8)
Total 30/31 (96.8) 35/41 (85.4) 25/31 (80.7) 18/23 (78.3) 35/39 (89.7) 143/165 (86.8)

*HEV, hepatitis E virus.

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