TABLE 2.

Results of real-time HEV RT-PCR and detection of specific anti-HEV antibodies for individuals with jaundicea

Antibody resultsNo. (%) of samples with indicated RT-PCR resultTotal no. (%)
PositiveNegative
IgG and IgM positive51 (57.2)24 (27)75 (84.2)
IgG positive, IgM negative7 (7.8)5 (5.6)12 (13.4)
IgG negative, IgM positive02 (2.2)2 (2.2)
IgG negative, IgM negative000
Total58 (65)31 (35)89 (100)
  • a Serum samples were collected from 89 individuals in the Goz Amer and Mornay camps.