Seoul virus


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Seoul virus

a species of Hantavirus in the Far East causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
[the virus was named after Seoul in South Korea, the city where it was first isolated.]

Seoul virus

[sōl]
a virus of the genus Hantavirus that causes mild to moderately severe epidemic hemorrhagic fever in Asia, primarily Korea and Japan. Several species of rats are the natural hosts. See also epidemic hemorrhagic fever.
A distinct regional member of the Hantavirus group isolated from a rodent reservoir, the domestic (Norwegian) rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Seoul vi·rus

(sōl vī'rŭs)
A species of Hantavirus in Asia causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
[The virus was named after Seoul in South Korea, the city where it was first isolated.]

Seoul,

city in Korea where the virus was first isolated.
Seoul virus - a species of Hantavirus causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
References in periodicals archive ?
Domestically acquired Seoul virus causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome--Maryland, 2008.
Phylogenetic tree based on the complete small RNA nucleotide coding sequences of Seoul virus (SEOV) strains isolated from 3 patients and rodents in contact with the patients infected with SEOV, France 2014-2016, and representative strains of SEOV and other hantavirus species.
For example, Seoul virus has been found in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) and black rats (Rattus rattus) in urban areas throughout the United States (30,31).
To the Editor: Seoul virus (SEOV), a member of the family Bunyaviridae, genus Hantavirus, is primarily carried by Rattus norvegicus rats.
HFRS is caused by the prototypic hantavirus Hantaan and by Dobrava virus, Puumala virus (PUUV), and Seoul virus in Eurasia; HCPS is caused by Andes virus, Sin Nombre virus and related hantaviruses in the Americas.
Seoul virus in black and Norway rats worldwide) and arenaviruses (e.
Puumala virus (PUUV), Dobrava virus (DOBV), and Seoul virus cause different forms of hemorrhagic renal syndrome (1,2).
Of these, only Hantaan virus (HTNV), carried by Apodemus agrarius mice, and Seoul virus (SEOV), carried by Rattus norvegicus rats, cause HFRS (8-11).