Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 30th, 1998
Researcher Rakesh Aggarwal and colleagues found that a high dose of exposure to the fecal inoculum which causes hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes clinically evident infection and a low dose lead to subclinical infection.
They added, however, that subclinical HEV infection is associated with viral excretion of the same magnitude as clinical infection, suggesting a role for subclinical infection in the transmission of HEV.
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