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Hantavirus

A genus of the family BUNYAVIRIDAE causing HANTAVIRUS INFECTIONS, first identified during the Korean war. Infection is found primarily in rodents and humans. Transmission does not appear to involve arthropods. HANTAAN VIRUS is the type species.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): B04.820.087.440

MeSH Unique ID: D006476

Entry Terms:

  • Hantaviruses
  • Dobrava-Belgrade Virus
  • Dobrava Belgrade Virus
  • Andes Virus

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