Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

@article{SilvaVergara2002HantavirusPS,
  title={Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil.},
  author={M{\'a}rio Le{\'o}n Silva-Vergara and Jos{\'e} Carlos Costa and Cristina Hueb Barata and V{\'i}tor Guilherme Maluf Curi and Carlos Giovanni Tiveron and Alan C{\'e}sar Teixeira},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={783-7}
}
This report describes the epidemiological and clinical-evolutive characteristics of eight patients with hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. A positive history of contact with rodents was present in 100% of the cases. The time between the onset of symptoms and hospital care was, on average, 3.6 days. All patients showed… CONTINUE READING