Hepatitis E after a trip to the homeland

A patient complains of fever and body aches on return to Australia

Nirav is a 37-year-old man of South-Asian descent.

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He moved to Australia with his wife 10 years ago and works in a plastics factory.

He presents as a new patient, complaining of a high fever and body aches for the past four days.

He also has anorexia and mild nausea.

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Nirav denies any upper respiratory symptoms and