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Viruses 2016, 8(8), 222; doi:10.3390/v8080222

Treatment of HEV Infection in Patients with a Solid-Organ Transplant and Chronic Hepatitis

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Department of Nephrology and Organ Transplantation, CHU Rangueil, Toulouse 31059, France
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INSERM U1043, IFR–BMT, CHU Purpan, Toulouse 31000, France
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University Toulouse III—Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 31000, France
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Laboratory of Virology, CHU Purpan, Toulouse 31000, France
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Department of Hepatology, CHU Purpan, Toulouse 31000, France
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MR 152 IRD-Toulouse III University, Toulouse 31000, France
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Internal Medicine-Digestive Department, CHU Purpan, Toulouse, 31000, France
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Academic Editor: Eric O. Freed
Received: 28 June 2016 / Revised: 30 July 2016 / Accepted: 9 August 2016 / Published: 15 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Progress in Hepatitis E Virus Research)
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Abstract

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection can cause hepatic and extra-hepatic manifestations. Treatment of HEV infection has been thoroughly studied in solid-organ-transplant patients who have developed a chronic HEV infection. In this review, we report on our current knowledge regarding treatment of HEV infection. View Full-Text
Keywords: hepatitis E; ribavirin; immunosuppressants; interferon; sustained virological response hepatitis E; ribavirin; immunosuppressants; interferon; sustained virological response
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Kamar, N.; Lhomme, S.; Abravanel, F.; Marion, O.; Peron, J.-M.; Alric, L.; Izopet, J. Treatment of HEV Infection in Patients with a Solid-Organ Transplant and Chronic Hepatitis. Viruses 2016, 8, 222.

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