Hepatitis E virus among persons who inject drugs, San Diego, California, USA, 2009-2010.
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Data about prevalence of hepatitis E virus infection in persons who inject drugs are limited. Among 18-40-year-old persons who inject drugs in California, USA, prevalence of antibodies against hepatitis E virus was 2.7%. This prevalence was associated with age but not with homelessness, incarceration, or high-risk sexual behavior.