Tula virus infections in the Eurasian water vole in Central Europe.

@article{Schlegel2012TulaVI,
  title={Tula virus infections in the Eurasian water vole in Central Europe.},
  author={Mathias Schlegel and Eveline Kindler and Sandra Essbauer and Ronny Wolf and J{\"o}rg Thiel and Martin H Groschup and Gerald Heckel and Rainer M. Oehme and Rainer G Ulrich},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={503-13}
}
Recent reports of novel hantaviruses in shrews and moles and the detection of rodent-borne hantaviruses in different rodent species raise important questions about their host range and specificity, evolution, and host adaptation. Tula virus (TULV), a European hantavirus, is believed to be slightly or non-pathogenic in humans and was initially detected in the common vole Microtus arvalis, the East European vole M. levis (formerly rossiaemeridionalis), and subsequently in other Microtus species… CONTINUE READING