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Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009


Hepatitis E Virus Antibodies in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease

Muslim Atiq, Norah J. Shire, Anna Barrett, Susan D. Rouster, Kenneth E. Sherman, and Mohamed T. ShataComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (M. Atiq); University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (N.J. Shire, A. Barrett, S.D. Rouster, K.E. Sherman, M.T. Shata)

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Table 1

Characteristics of 167 persons evaluated in study of association between HEV and chronic liver disease*[REMOVED HYPERLINK FIELD]

Characteristic No. (%) persons
M 100 (59.9)
67 (40.1)
History of chronic liver disease
Yes 129 (77.2)
38 (22.8)
HIV co-infection
Yes 46 (27.6)
121 (72.4)
Positive 49 (29.3)
Negative 118 (70.7)

*HEV, hepatitis E virus; IgG, immunoglobulin G.

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