Hepatitis E is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis E virus. Cases in Australia are most often associated with recent travel to endemic countries such as North Africa, the Middle East, and many parts of central and south-east Asia. Hepatitis E is spread via the faecal-oral route.
For more information, please see the fact sheet below or contact the Communicable Disease Control Section on 02 6205 2155.
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