Diseases

Name

Hantavirus infection

Names alternate

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
HPS

Parents
(1) Hemorrhagic illness
Agents
(1) Hantavirus > Bunyaviridae > Virus
Populations
(1) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Vector-borne
Vectors
(1) Mouse (Mus) > Rodent (Rodentia) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Rat (Rattus) > Rodent (Rodentia) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Properties
(1) Emerging or re-emerging
(2) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(3) Select agents or toxins
Documents
(1) CDC: Hantavirus (2014)
Notes

Limited transmission via human-to-human contact has been shown.

Created

2015-07-22 16:31:27+00:00

Modified

2016-01-27 21:55:43.698432+00:00