Volume 18, Number 5—May 2012
Hepatitis E Virus Infection among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients, the Netherlands
|SOT group||No. recipients||HEV infections, no. (%)
|HTX||259||5 (1.9)||5 (1.9)|
|LungTX||53||1 (1.9)||1 (1.9)|
|LTX||300||3 (1.0)||3 (1.0)|
|NTX||574||1 (0.2)||1 (0.2)|
|Multiple SOT†||14||2 (14.3)||1 (7.1)|
|Total||1,200||12 (1.0)||11 (0.9)|
*HEV, hepatitis E virus; SOT, solid organ transplant; HTX, heart transplant; lungTX, lung transplant; LTX, liver transplant; NTX, kidney transplant.
†9 NTX–LTX, 4 NTX–HTX, and 1 NTX–lungTx.
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