Volume 19, Number 5—May 2013
World Health Organization International Standard to Harmonize Assays for Detection of Hepatitis E Virus RNA
|Virus strain||HEV RNA, copies/mL||Genotype||GenBank accession no.||IgM/IgG against HEV||Alanine aminotransferase, IU/L|
|HRC-HE104||1.6 × 107||3a||AB630970||−/−||36|
|JRC-HE3||2.5 × 107||3b||AB630971||+/−||398|
*Strains were provided by the Japanese Red Cross Society Blood Service Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. HEV, hepatitis E virus; WHO, World Health Organization; NAT, nucleic acid amplification technique.
1Members of the HEV Collaborative Study Group are listed at the end of this article.
2In memory of Thomas Laue.