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Hantavirus

Hantavirus

(Science: virology) a virus in the family bunyaviridae that causes a type of haemorrhagic fever.

It is thought that humans catch the disease mainly from infected rodents, either through direct contact with the animals or by inhaling or ingesting dust that contains their driedurine.


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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... bacteriophages (Mindich, 1996; Chetverin, 1997). Recently, reports describing homologous recombination in rotaviruses (Suzuki et al., 1998) and in hantaviruses (Sibold et al., 1999) have added doublestranded and negative-sense RNA viruses, respectively, to the long list of RNA viruses in which ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases

... and car tyres offer, when filled with rainwater, perfect new breeding opportunities for disease-carrying insects. Tuberculosis, bubonic plague and Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, meanwhile, are linked to unplanned urbanization while yellow fever, Kyasanur Forest disease and Ebola are tied to deforestation ...

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by yincai
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:29 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases
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The Fiber Disease

... that never materialized, in 1976, and with the Legionnaire's epidemic that same year. And we've seen it more recently with Lyme disease, with Hantavirus pneumonia, and just one thing after another." Disease theory “[T]here’s fame, fortune, and big budgets in sounding the ‘emerging infection’ ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... with other bacterial effectors to promote host cell actin cytoskeleton rearrangements and bacterial internalization." PMID:11136447 2001 - Hantavirus nucleocapsid protein is expressed as a membrane-associated protein in the perinuclear region. PMID: 11160679 2001 - Actin microfilaments ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Jul 10, 2006 5:53 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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SEE

... PDF format. If you need a copy faxed to you, please call 404-639-1510. PDF Version To fill out form electronically, please see directions below. Hantavirus submission If you are submitting hantavirus specimens, please refer to the HPS Submission Guidelines and Case Report Forms (located on the ...

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by RANDY
Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:12 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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