Hepatitis E virus: overseas epidemics and Victorian travellers

Benjamin C Cowie, Alan Breschkin and Heath Kelly
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07133.x
Published online: 7 November 2005

Benjamin C Cowie,* Alan Breschkin, Heath Kelly

  • 1 Infectious Disease Serology
  • 2 Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, 10 Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne, VIC 3051.



Acknowledgement: Benjamin Cowie is supported by a PhD scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (Infectious Diseases).

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  • 4. Yarbough PO. Hepatitis E virus: diagnosis. In: Zuckerman AJ, Thomas HC, editors. Viral hepatitis. 2nd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1998: 411-416.


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