hepatitis E virus

(HEH-puh-TY-tis … VY-rus)

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.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "hepatitis E virus"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "virus de la hepatitis E"

Virus 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.