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Table 1 Detection of anti-HEV total antibodies by ELISA and HEV RNA by PCR in serum and fecal samples collected from pet dogs, cats and horses

From: Hepatitis E virus seroprevalence in pets in the Netherlands and the permissiveness of canine liver cells to the infection

Animal Species (Serum)ELISA (Total antibodies)HEV RNA
Positive/total (%)Positive/total (%)
Dog30/162 (18.52)0/162 (0)
Cat7/47 (14.89)0/47 (0)
Horse4/22 (18.18)0/22 (0)
  1. Remark: HEV RNA in dog fecal samples; positive /total (%): 0/19 (0)