Volume 21, Number 8—August 2015
Prevalence of Hepatitis E Virus Infection in Pigs at the Time of Slaughter, United Kingdom, 2013
|RNA-positive analyte||No. pigs||Pig serostatus†
|No. positive (no. IgM positive)||No. negative|
|Plasma only||22||19 (8)||3|
|Plasma and cecal fluid||14||10 (8)||4|
|Cecal fluid only||93||88 (40)||5|
*HEV, hepatitis E virus.
†Defined by Wantai test for antibodies against HEV.
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