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Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014

Hepatitis E Virus Infections in Blood Donors, France

Pierre Gallian, Sébastien Lhomme, Yves Piquet, Karine Sauné, Florence Abravanel, Azzedine Assal, Pierre Tiberghien, and Jacques IzopetComments to Author 
Author affiliations: École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique, Marseille, France (P. Gallian); Etablissement Français du Sang Alpes Méditerranée, Marseille (P. Gallian); Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Unite 1043, Toulouse, France (S. Lhomme, K. Sauné, F. Abravanel, J. Izopet); Université Toulouse III Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse (S. Lhomme, K. Sauné, F. Abravanel, J. Izopet); Institut Fédératif de Biologie, Toulouse (S. Lhomme, K. Sauné, F. Abravanel, J. Izopet); Etablissement Français du Sang Aquitaine-Limousin, Bordeaux, France (Y. Piquet, A. Assal); Etablissement Français du Sang, La Plaine Saint-Denis, France (P. Tiberghien); Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France (P. Tiberghien)

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Table 2

Characteristics of 24 blood donors with HEV RNA–positive archived blood samples, France, November 27, 2912–December 1, 2013*

Donor/age, y/sex HEV RNA, IU/mL Genotype IgG against HEV IgM against HEV
1/32/M 1,903 3f
2/37/M 128,700 3f
3/60/M 1,404,100 3f
4/52/F 179,400 3c
5/55/M 102,960 3c
6/59/M 19,344 3f + +
7/41/M 1,333 3f
8/61/M 391,560 3c
9/28/M 2,293 3f
10/40/M 8,502 3
11/57/M 803,400 3f
12/37/M 5,155,800 3c
13/37/M 1,981 3f
14/58/M 6,208 3c
15/53/M 13,728 3c
16/59/M 111,696 3f
17/44/M 61,932 3c
18/54/M 258,180 3c
19/34/M 4,852 3f
20/41/M 3,994 3f
21/48/M 468 NT + +
22/55/M 306,540 3f
23/25/M 4,118 3f
24/57/M 2,355 NT

*HEV, hepatitis E virus; –, negative; +, positive; NT, not tested because of insufficient material.

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