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Emerging Infectious Diseases. 9(7):846-52, 2003 Jul.

Yellow pigmy rice rat (Oligoryzomys flavescens) and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Uruguay.

Delfraro A, Clara M, Tome L, Achaval F, Levis S, Calderon G, Enria D, Lozano M, Russi J, Arbiza J

Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1083

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
descriptive 38 inhalation - - concurrent
cross sectional 672 inhalation exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Hantavirus
Outcomes Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
Species Akodon azarae
Calomys laucha
Cavia aperea
Holochilus brasiliensis
Oligoryzomys sp.
roof rat
Scapteromys tumidus
Locations location map
Uruguay Canelones Cerrillos (populated place)
Colonia Colonia (first-order administrative division)
Florida Florida (populated place)
Montevideo Melilla (area)
Rocha Rocha (populated place)
San Josť Puntas de Valdez (populated place)
Soriano Soriano (first-order administrative division)
Uruguay (general) Sauce (stream)

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