Annual Summary of Hepatitis E Infections, 2017

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

Reports of hepatitis E (HEV) infection in Scotland have increased in recent years, as they have elsewhere in the UK. Since 2011, laboratory reports of HEV in Scotland have increased from 13 in 2011, to a peak of 206 in 2016 (Figure 1). In 2017, HPS received 170 reports of HEV, a decline of 36 (17.5%) on the number in 2016.

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Health Protection Scotland
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Surveillance Report


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