incubation period is around two to nine weeks.
don’t develop any symptoms; others experience fatigue, fever, dark urine, or
yellowing of the skin or eyes.
sample can be tested for antibodies to hepatitis E. If someone has a weak
immune system (e.g. someone living with HIV, or a transplant patient), then a
PCR test for viral RNA can also be used to test a blood or stool sample.
there is no recognised, or approved, treatment for acute or chronic hepatitis
E. In small, experimental studies, chronic hepatitis E has been successfully
treated with ribavirin. These data are being further examined.