Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012
Hepatitis E Virus in Pork Food Chain, United Kingdom, 2009–2010
|Point in chain||Sample type||No. PAdV positive/ no. collected (%)||No. HEV positive/ no. collected (%)||No. HAdV positive/ no. collected|
|Slaughterhouse||Feces||39/40 (98)||5/40 (13)||NT|
|Liver||6/40 (15)||1/40 (3)||NT|
|Surface swab||4/10 (40)||1/10 (10)||0/10|
|Surface swab||0/10||1/10 (10)||0/10|
|Point of sale||Sausage||0/63||6/63 (10)||NT|
|Surface swab||1/8 (13)||2/8 (25)||0/8|
*PAdV, porcine adenovirus; HEV, hepatitis E virus; HAdV, human adenovirus; NT, sample not taken.
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