Alexis Ribas Salvador

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Puumala virus (PUUV) is a hantavirus specifically harboured by the bank vole, Myodes (earlier Clethrionomys) glareolus. It causes a mild form of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) in humans, called Nephropathia epidemica (NE). The clinical severity of NE is variable among patients and depends on their major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genetic(More)
BACKGROUND Puumala virus, the agent of nephropathia epidemica (NE), is the most prevalent hantavirus in Europe. The risk for human infection seems to be strongly correlated with the prevalence of Puumala virus (PUUV) in populations of its reservoir host species, the bank vole Myodes glareolus. In humans, the infection risks of major viral diseases are(More)
diploma project focusing on helminth fauna of the wildcat (Felis silvestris) in the Iberian Peninsula. After completion of his studies, he was employed at the Department of Health Microbiology and Parasitology of his mother University , where he remained throughout his life. His professional career was directed to the field of helminthology – in 1993, he(More)
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