Essays about: "hantavirus"

Found 2 essays containing the word hantavirus.

  1. 1. IL-6 trans-signaling causes endothelial cell activation and barrier dysfunction in hantavirus infection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Linda Rita Niemetz; [2020]
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    Abstract : Hantaviruses are of major global health concern, causing over 150.000 infections annually.They cause two distinct acute inflammatory diseases, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local habitat choice of Puumala virus (PUUV) seropositive bank voles (Myodes glareolus) in Northern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Melanie Monroe; [2008]
    Keywords : hantavirus; puumala virus; habitat; rodents; bank voles; HFRS;

    Abstract : In humans, Puumala virus (PUUV) of the genus Hantavirus causes hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. The primary host-reservoir in Europe is the bank vole (Myodes glareolus). To understand the persistence of PUUV among hosts we must understand the environment that the bank vole prefers, and therefore, the environment in which PUUV is harboured. READ MORE