Volume 24, Number 12—December 2018
Rat Hepatitis E Virus as Cause of Persistent Hepatitis after Liver Transplant
|No. transplant recipients
|Combined kidney and liver
|Median age, y
|Prevalence of persistent biochemical hepatitis
|Cause of biochemical hepatitis|
|Reactivation of chronic HBV infection||5 (9.6)|
|Chronic HCV infection||7 (13.5)|
|Chronic HEV infection||5 (9.6)|
|CMV reactivation||8 (15.4)|
|Drug toxicity||7 (13.5)|
|Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease||3 (5.8)|
|Liver graft rejection||7 (13.5)|
|Biliary anastomotic stricture||5 (9.6)|
|Liver malignancies||2 (3.8)|
|Septic cholestasis||2 (3.8)|
|Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis||1 (1.9)|
*CMV, cytomegalovirus; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; HEV, hepatitis E virus.
†All results are no. (%) unless otherwise indicated.
‡All percentages based on no. patients with biochemical hepatitis.
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