Expression of a hantavirus N protein and its efficacy as antigen in immune assays.

@article{Figueiredo2008ExpressionOA,
  title={Expression of a hantavirus N protein and its efficacy as antigen in immune assays.},
  author={Luiz Tm Figueiredo and Marcos L{\'a}zaro Moreli and Alessandra Abel Borges and Gabriela Guerra Figueiredo and Raquel Lopes Martins Souza and Victor Hugo Aquino},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={
          596-9
        }
}
Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) has been recognized as an important public heath problem. Five hantaviruses associated with HCPS are currently known in Brazil: Juquitiba, Araraquara, Laguna Negra-like, Castelo dos Sonhos, and Anajatuba viruses. The laboratory diagnosis of HCPS is routinely carried out by the detection of anti-hantavirus IgM and/or IgG antibodies. The present study describes the expression of the N protein of a hantavirus detected in the blood sample of an HCPS… CONTINUE READING

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