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Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 May;14(5):808-10. doi: 10.3201/eid1405.071124.

Outbreak of Puumala virus infection, Sweden.

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Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

Abstract

An unexpected and large outbreak of Puumala virus infection in Sweden resulted in 313 nephropathia epidemica patients/100,000 persons in Västerbotten County during 2007. An increase in the rodent population, milder weather, and less snow cover probably contributed to the outbreak.

PMID:
18439368
PMCID:
PMC2600231
DOI:
10.3201/eid1405.071124
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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