hepatitis E virus

Pronunciation:(HEH-puh-TY-tis … VY-rus)

Definition: A virus that causes hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). It is usually spread through food that has been handled by an infected person, or through drinking water that is contaminated with human waste.Cancer.govPatient

virus de la hepatitis EVirus que causa hepatitis (inflamación del hígado). Por lo general, se difunde a través de alimentos manipulados por una persona infectada o por el agua potable contaminada con desechos humanos.Cancer.govPatient2008-07-14