First detection of hepatitis E virus genotype 3 as a common infectious agent in patients with chronic liver damage in Mexico.


Immunovirology Unit, Department of Molecular Biology in Medicine, Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, "Fray Antonio Alcalde", Department of Physiology, Health Sciences Center, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, 44280 Jalisco, Mexico. Electronic address: [Email]


To characterize the virological features of hepatitis E virus (HEV) in serum from patients exhibiting chronic liver damage.


Chronic liver disease,Cirrhosis,HEV-infection,Liver fibrosis,Transient elastography,