HPS case-patients by geographic region, United States, 1993-2009 * Region States ([dagger]) Southwest Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah Northwest Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming Midwest Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin East Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia Hantavirus species present in Region region Southwest Sin Nombre virus Northwest Sin Nombre virus Midwest Sin Nombre virus, Bayou virus East New York virus, Monongahela virus, Black Creek Canal virus
This assay would detect (but not distinguish among) infections by New York virus (from the white-footed mouse ), Prospect Hill-like viruses (from arvicoline rodents ), El Moro Canyon virus (from the Western harvest mouse ), Black Creek Canal virus (from the cotton rat ), and Bayou virus (from the rice rat ).
Pathogenesis of a North American hantavirus, Black Creek Canal virus, in experimentally infected Sigmodon hispidus.
deer mice and SNV, Western harvest mice and El Moro Canyon virus, rice rats [Oryzomys palustris] and Bayou virus, Black Creek Canal virus
and cotton rats [Sigmodon hispidus]) do not appear ill or otherwise affected by hantaviruses specific to them.