Close Similarity between Sequences of Hepatitis E Virus Recovered from Humans and Swine, France, 2008−2009
Jérôme Bouquet, Sophie Tessé, Aurélie Lunazzi, Marc Eloit, Nicolas Rose, Elisabeth Nicand, and Nicole Pavio
Author affiliations: Anses, Laboratoire de Santé Animale, Maisons-Alfort, France (J. Bouquet, A. Lunazzi, N. Pavio); Hôpital des Armées Val de Grâce, Paris, France (S. Tessé, E. Nicand); Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Maisons-Alfort (M. Eloit); Anses, Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané, Ploufragan, France (N. Rose)
Figure 2. Geographic distribution of hepatitis E virus (HEV) subtypes recovered from humans (n = 100) and swine (n = 43), France, May 2008–November 2009. Black, human HEVs; red, swine HEVs; triangles, subtype 3c; squares, subtype 3e; dots, subtype 3f; diamonds, strains of undefined subtype. Regions with a high density of HEV are named.
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