Jaundice outbreak likely caused by HEV in Amritsar, Punjab, India, 2013

Aakash Shrivastava
Aakash Shrivastava
Deepak Bhatia
Deepak Bhatia
Yash Mitra
Yash Mitra
Anil Kumar
Anil Kumar
Sharmeen Hussain
Sharmeen Hussain
Jai Prakash Narain
Jai Prakash Narain
Averhoff Francisco
Averhoff Francisco

BMC Public Health, pp. 1-7, 2019.

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Amritsar Hepatitis E Integrated disease surveillance program Global Health security OutbreakMore(2+)

Abstract:

Hepatitis-E Virus (HEV) infection is endemic in Punjab, India. On 4th April 2013, public officials of Labour Colony, Amritsar reported > 20 jaundice cases occurring within several days. We performed a case-control study to identify the cause and prevent additional cases of jaundice cases in Amritsar, Punjab, India in 2013. A total of 159 ...More

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