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J Med Virol 2000 Feb;60(2):237-47.

Hantavirus infection in Taiwan: the experience of a geographically unique area.

Chin C, Chiueh TS, Yang WC, Yang TH, Shih CM, Lin HT, Lin KC, Lien JC, Tsai TF, Ruo SL, Nichol ST, Ksiazek TG, Rollin PE, Peters CJ, Wu TN, Shen CY

Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1602

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 5,461 inhalation exposure yes repeated
Exposures Hantavirus HTN
Hantavirus SEO
Risk factors Commerce
Ecosystem
Geographic Locations
Urbanization
Outcomes Hantavirus Infections
Species Apodemus agrarius
Rats
Rattus flavipectus
Rattus losea
roof rat
Suncus murinus
Locations location map
Taiwan Fu-chien Kinmen (island)
T'ai-wan Keelung (populated place)
Orchid Island (island)
Penghu (islands)
Suao Bay (harbor(s))

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