Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome: a report of two cases

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Moreli,Marcos Lazaro; Costa,Vivaldo Gomes da; Novaes,Daiane Pereira da Silva; Flor,Enia Cristina; Silva,Juliana Freitas; Vilela,Keila Rejane Guimarães; Paula,Cácia Régia de;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica
  • Journal: Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial (issn: 1678-4774)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1676-24442013000500002
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Pathology | hantavirus | hantavirus infections | infecções por hantavírus | hantavírus | síndrome pulmonar por hantavírus | hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
    mesheuropmc: education | virus diseases

Infection with hantavirus, from the family Bunyaviridae, causes hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) in the Americas. This highly lethal anthropozoonosis afflicts preferentially individuals in rural areas and is transmitted by aerosol of excreta from infected wild... View more