hepatitis E
(formerly enteric-transmitted NANB hepatitis)
The liver disease caused by the hepatitis E virus. Usually, a subclinical, acute infection results; however, there is a high mortality in women in their last trimester of pregnancy.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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