Hepatitis E Virus Infections among US Military Personnel Deployed to Afghanistan

Labrique, Alain B.; Nelson, Kenrad E.
November 2010
Journal of Infectious Diseases;11/1/2010, Vol. 202 Issue 9, p1297
Academic Journal
In this article the authors comment on the article "Hepatitis E Seroprevalence and Seroconversion Among U.S. military service members deployed to Afghanistan," by A. Eick and colleagues. They argue that it is not clear whether all members of the sampled population were equally exposed to potential hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection. They note that the duration of deployment should be discussed in this study.


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