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To study the dynamics of wild rodent populations and identify potential hosts for hantavirus, we conducted an eco-epidemiologic study in Campo Novo do Parecis, Mato Grosso State, Brazil. We detected and genetically characterized Castelo dos Sonhos virus found in a species of pygmy rice rat (Oligoryzomys utiaritensis).
From 1983 to 1984 pollen air samples from Parma's urban atmosphere were collected weekly by means of a Burkard recording volumetric spore trap. Data regarding a few of the meteorologic variables were also collected at the same time: temperature, insulation, water precipitation, humidity and wind speed. Some of the more allergenic pollens and their(More)
An outbreak of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome occurred in the Sobradinho Indian settlement of the Kayabí ethnic group in northern Mato Grosso during December 2009-January 2010. We conducted a retrospective study to clarify the outbreak's epidemiologic and clinical characteristics. Results suggest a relationship between the outbreak and deforestation and(More)
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