Puumala virus


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Puumala virus

a species of Hantavirus found in Europe causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
[area in southeastern Finland where first isolated]
A distinct regional member of the Hantavirus group isolated from a rodent reservoir, the bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus)

Pu·u·mala vi·rus

(pū-ū'mah-lah vī'rus)
A species of Hantavirus found in Europe causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
[area in southeastern Finland where first isolated]

Puumala virus

Abbreviation: PUUV
A member of the Hantavirus family and the causative agent of nephropathia epidemica.
See also: virus
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Your patient is a 52-year-old man with Puumala virus (PUUV) hantavirus infection.
Case-control study on Puumala virus infection: smoking is a risk factor.
Case reports have documented that pituitary hemorrhage followed by panhypopituitarism may complicate HFRS (2-4), and Puumala virus was reported as the causative agent in most of these cases.
Prevalence of serum IgG antibodies to Puumala virus (hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome) in northern Sweden.
Experimental infection with Puumala virus, the etiologic agent of nephropathia epidemica, in bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus).
Rodent host specificity of European hantaviruses: evidence of Puumala virus interspecific spillover.
Temporal dynamics of Puumala virus antibody prevalence in voles and of nephropathia epidemica incidence in humans.