Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, renal insufficiency, and myositis associated with infection by Bayou hantavirus.

@article{Hjelle1996HantavirusPS,
  title={Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, renal insufficiency, and myositis associated with infection by Bayou hantavirus.},
  author={Brian L. Hjelle and Diane W Goade and Norah Torrez-Mart{\'i}nez and M Lang-Williams and In Jung Kim and Rodney L. Harris and Julie A. Rawlings},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          495-500
        }
}
Hantaviruses are etiologic agents of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, an acute illness characterized by acute renal insufficiency, proteinuria, and hemodynamic instability. Recently, a New World form of hantavirus disease, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), was recognized; in this form, pulmonary edema is prominent, but renal insufficiency is generally lacking. HPS cases from the southeastern United States may be exceptional in that they have exhibited both pulmonary and renal… CONTINUE READING

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