hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome


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hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver with re·nal syn·drome

a form of disorder caused by the Hantaan virus.
An Eastern Asia infection caused by Hantavirus, a Bunyavirus isolated in the Hantaan River, acquired via aerosolized rodent feces and urine—Rattus rattus, Apodemus agrarius, Clethrionomys glariolus, Microtus spp; 100,000 cases/year in China, and may be increased
Prognosis Mortality rate is determined by the vector itself, Apodemus-associated infections—3–7% mortality is worse than nephropathia epidemica, which has a vole—Clethrionomys vector

hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver with re·nal syn·drome

(hem'ŏr-aj'ik fē'vĕr rē'năl sin'drōm)
A condition caused by a Hantavirus, which is transmitted to humans by contact with or inhalation of contaminated rodent body fluids.
Compare: epidemic hemorrhagic fever
Synonym(s): haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.

hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome

An arthropod-borne viral disease caused by the Hantavirus or related viruses.
See: hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
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To the Editor: Hantaviruses cause 2 severe and often fatal human diseases, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) in Eurasia and hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) in the Americas.
Hantaviruses, members of the family Bunyaviridae and genus Hantavirus, can cause 2 human zoonoses: hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), seen in Asia and Europe; and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, seen in the Western Hemisphere (1).
During 1998-2007, we tested samples from 650 patients with suspected leptospirosis or hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (i.

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