Occupational risk of exposure to rodent-borne hantavirus at US forest service facilities in California.

Abstract

Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) is a frequently fatal viral disease transmitted through rodent secretions and excretions. Working around deer mice can increase risk of infection. This study assessed potential risk of HCPS at facilities occupied by the US Forest Service (USFS) in California. In 2004-2005, 18 USFS facilities in eight National… (More)

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@article{Levine2008OccupationalRO, title={Occupational risk of exposure to rodent-borne hantavirus at US forest service facilities in California.}, author={Jessica R Levine and Curtis L. Fritz and Mark G. Novak}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2008}, volume={78 2}, pages={352-7} }