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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

Department of Nephrology and Organ Transplantation, CHU Rangueil, Toulouse 31059, France
INSERM U1043, IFR–BMT, CHU Purpan, Toulouse 31000, France
University Toulouse III—Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 31000, France
Laboratory of Virology, CHU Purpan, Toulouse 31000, France
Department of Hepatology, CHU Purpan, Toulouse 31000, France
MR 152 IRD-Toulouse III University, Toulouse 31000, France
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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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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