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Bunyavirus: Hemorrhagic Fevers

Mirazimi A, Weidmann M, Abad FX, Paweska JT & Klingstrom J (2012) Bunyavirus: Hemorrhagic Fevers. In: Elschner M, Cutler S, Weidmann M & Butaye P (eds.) BSL3 and BSL4 Agents Epidemiology, Microbiology, and Practical Guidelines. Weinham, Germany: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 253-289.

Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) are two severe and often lethal zoonotic diseases caused by rodent-borne hantaviruses. Currently, no safe approved therapeutics or vaccines are available for HFRS/HCPS.

bunyavirus; hemorrhagic fever; tick-borne virus; Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus; characteristics; epidemiology; Rift valley fever virus; bluetongue; pathogenesis; hantavirus; zoonotic virus

Author(s)Mirazimi, Ali; Weidmann, Manfred; Abad, F Xavier; Paweska, Janusz T; Klingstrom, Jonas
Publication date31/03/2012
PublisherWiley Blackwell
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Place of publicationWeinham, Germany
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