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Table 2 HEV RNA and anti-HEV antibody (ab) prevalence in wild boars, Wetteraukreis district, Central Germany, 2013

From: Hepatitis E virus antibody prevalence in hunters from a district in Central Germany, 2013: a cross-sectional study providing evidence for the benefit of protective gloves during disembowelling of wild boars

Hunting area RNA pos. liver RNA pos. muscle RNA pos. serum Ab pos.
East 1/4 (25 %) 0/4 (0 %) 2/9 (22 %) 2/9 (22 %)
Northwest 0/8 (0 %) 0/8 (0 %) 0/22 (0 %) 10/22 (45 %)
Southwest 3/10 (30 %) 1/10 (10 %) 5/15 (33 %) 7/15 (47 %)
Total 4/22 (18 %) 1/22 (4.5 %) 7/46 (15 %) 19/46 (41 %)