The reduction of immunosuppressive therapy is the first-line therapeutic option in transplant-patients with chronic hepatitis E virus infection. Pegylated-interferon has been used for treating hepatitis E virus infection. Ribavirin alone is the treatment of choice of hepatitis E virus infection. Ribavirin is efficient for treating chronic hepatitis E in transplant patients, HIV patients, and hematology patients receiving or not chemotherapy. Ribavirin should be given to patients presenting hepatitis E virus associated extra-hepatic manifestations. The place of ribavirin therapy at acute phase is yet to be determined.
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