TABLE 3.

Results of real-time HEV RT-PCR and detection of specific anti-HEV antibodies for asymptomatic individualsa

Antibody resultsNo. (%) of samples with indicated RT-PCR resultTotal no. (%)
PositiveNegative
IgG and IgM positive9 (9.8)9 (9.8)18 (19.6)
IgG positive, IgM negative10 (10.9)27 (29.3)37 (40.2)
IgG negative, IgM positive1 (1.1)2 (2.2)3 (3.3)
IgG negative, IgM negative9 (9.8)25 (27.2)34 (37)
Total29 (31.5)63 (68.5)92 (100)
  • a Serum samples were collected from 92 asymptomatic individuals in the Goz Amer and Mornay camps.