Detection of the first incidence of Akodon paranaensis naturally infected with the Jabora virus strain (Hantavirus) in Brazil.

@article{Oliveira2012DetectionOT,
  title={Detection of the first incidence of Akodon paranaensis naturally infected with the Jabora virus strain (Hantavirus) in Brazil.},
  author={Renata Carvalho de Oliveira and Alexandro Guterres and Carlos G. Schrago and Jorlan Fernandes and Bernardo Rodrigues Teixeira and Suzana Zeccer and Cibele Rodrigues Bonvicino and Paulo S D'andrea and Elba Regina Sampaio de Lemos},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={424-8}
}
We characterised hantaviruses circulating in different Akodon rodent species collected in midwestern Santa Catarina (SC), southern Brazil, where the Jabora hantavirus (JABV) strain was first identified in Akodon montensis. Genetic and phylogenetic analyses based on a partial S segment indicated that, in SC, Akodon paranaensis and A. montensis carried the… CONTINUE READING