Hepatitis E

Hepatitis E

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that results in liver cell damage and destruction.

Hepatitis E is a form of hepatitis similar to hepatitis A, in that transmission occurs through fecal-oral contamination. It is less common than hepatitis A. Hepatitis E is most common in poorly-developed countries and is seen in the United States. There is no vaccine for hepatitis E at this time in the United States.

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