Saaremaa hantavirus in Denmark.

  title={Saaremaa hantavirus in Denmark.},
  author={Kirill Nemirov and Hans H. K. Andersen and Herwig Leirs and Heikki Henttonen and Antti Vaheri and {\AA}ke Lundkvist and Alexander Plyusnin},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  volume={30 3},
Most human hantavirus infections in Denmark have been registered on the Fyn island with Puumala hantavirus hosted by Clethrionomys glareolus as the causative agent. To search for other known European hantaviruses in Denmark, we analyzed 101 Apodemus spp. mice trapped on the Lolland island. Genome sequences of Saaremaa hantavirus (SAAV) were recovered from one of the A. agrarius, thus suggesting SAAV presence in Denmark. We also analyzed serum samples from a patient from Lolland with a history… CONTINUE READING