Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. Report of the first three cases in São Paulo, Brazil.

  title={Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. Report of the first three cases in S{\~a}o Paulo, Brazil.},
  author={Marcos Vin{\'i}cius Muriano da Silva and Marileide J Vasconcelos and N T Hidalgo and Ana Paula Rocha Veiga and Mauro Canzian and P C Marotto and Virg{\'i}lia Luna Castor de Lima},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  volume={39 4},
The hantavirus pulmonary syndrome was first recognized in cases that occurred in the U.S. in 1993, which served as an alert not only for American physicians but also for physicians in other countries for the identification of the disease. In the city of São Paulo, Brazil, 3 cases of the syndrome were recorded in 1993. The patients were young brothers residing in the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) region submitted to recent deforestation. Two of the patients died of acute respiratory… CONTINUE READING
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