Hepatitis E Virus Genotype 4 Outbreak, Italy, 2011
Anna R. Garbuglia, Paola Scognamiglio, Nicola Petrosillo, Claudio Maria Mastroianni, Pasquale Sordillo, Daniele Gentile, Patrizia La Scala, Enrico Girardi, and Maria R. Capobianchi
Author affiliations: Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Rome, Italy (A.R. Garbuglia, P. Scognamiglio, N. Petrosillo, P. La Scala, E. Girardi, M.R. Capobianchi); Sapienza University, Rome (C.M. Mastroianni); Santa Maria Goretti Hospital, Latina, Italy (C.M. Mastroianni); Tor Vergata University Polyclinic, Rome (P. Sordillo); and Local Health Unit ASL Roma H, Rome (D. Gentile)
Figure 1. . . A) Lazio region of Italy (red). B) Residence location of 5 cases of hepatitis E virus (HEV) subtype 4d infection involved in an autochthonous outbreak, March–April 2011. (Map source: CartineGeografiche, Catania, Sicily, Italy; www.cartinegeografiche.eu).
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