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Title: First serological evidence of hantavirus infection in humans from the Orinoquia region of Colombia
Author: Sánchez Lerma, Liliana
Mattar Velilla, Salim
Rodríguez López, Derly Johanna
Tique, Vaneza
Rodríguez, Islay
Email autor: liliana.sanchez@campusucc.edu.co
mattarsalim@hotmail.com
derly.rodriguezl@campusucc.edu.co
Issue Date: 2016
Keywords: Hantavirus
Orinoquia
Abstract: Hantaviruses cause a significant number of human illnesses, making them a global public health threat. Approximately 150,000–200,000 patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) are hospitalized each year throughout the world. On average, approximately 200 cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) per year are reported in the Americas, and although the number of cases is much smaller in number than that of HFRS, its average case fatality is about 40%.
Program: Medicina
Headquarters: Villavicencio
Publisher: Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Medicina, Villavicencio
Type: Artículo
Citation: Sánchez, L., Mattar, S., Rodríguez, D., Tique, V., & Rodríguez, I. (2016). First serological evidence of hantavirus infection in humans from the Orinoquia region of Colombia. The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 20(5), 507–508. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjid.2016.05.006
Resource reference: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjid.2016.05.006
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