Hantaan virus

Han·taan vi·rus

a Hantavirus of the family Bunyaviridae that causes Korean hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.


river in South Korea.
Hantaan virus - member of Hantavirus family, named for area of South Korea where it first occurred, characterized by fever and renal failure.
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For detection of hantavirus IgG and IgM, we used an immunofluorescent assay (IFA) with mosaic slides containing SEOV and other orthohantaviruses Puumala virus, Sin Nombre virus, Hantaan virus, Dobrava-Belgrade virus, and Saaremaa virus (Euroimmun, Lubeck, Germany), according to the manufacturer's instructions (16).
For example, it would be reasonable to reduce the frequency of testing pathogens such as Cryptosporidium or Hantaan virus, considering their low prevalence in laboratory rodents.
Hantaviruses are further divided into different genotypes including the Hantaan virus and the Seoul virus.
No et al., "Genetic diversity and reassortment of hantaan virus tripartite RNA genomes in nature, the Republic of Korea," PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
**The two men of the Gostivar village of Simnica died of the Hantaan virus, which is an easier form of hemorrhagic fever and is transmitted to humans from animals, said Health Minister Arben Taravari Thursday.
Hantaan virus infection may induce hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), presenting with fever and acute kidney injury.
(6,20-22) Among the Old World hantaviruses (Hantaan, Dobrava, Seoul, and Puumala viruses), Hantaan virus was first described as the cause of hemorrhagic fever renal syndrome (HFRS) in US soldiers returning from the Korean War in the early 1950s.
Epidemic hemorrhagic fever is caused by the Hantaan virus and has an incubation period of a few days to four weeks, according to Hong Kong's Health Department.
Final testing will involve delivery of Lassa and Hantaan virus vaccines simultaneously at spatially distinct sites.
In China, HFRS is predominantly caused by Hantaan virus and Seoul virus, which have Apodemus agrarius and Rattus norvegicus, respectively, as their rodent hosts (Yan et al.
Hantaan virus, commonly referred to as KHF, is the most common and virulent of the group and fits into the hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) disease group.