Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 4th, 2009
"The full capsid protein gene ( ORF2) sequence of this strain was determined by RT-PCR method. Sequence analysis based on the full ORF2 sequence indicated that this HEV strain shared the highest sequence identity (97.6%) with another human HEV strain isolated from a Japanese patient who was infected by genotype 4 HEV during traveling in Shanghai," wrote W. Zhang and colleagues, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
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