Viral load and humoral immune response in association with disease severity in Puumala hantavirus-infected patients—implications for treatment

@inproceedings{Pettersson2014ViralLA,
  title={Viral load and humoral immune response in association with disease severity in Puumala hantavirus-infected patients—implications for treatment},
  author={Lisa Pettersson and Therese Thunberg and Joacim Rockl{\"o}v and Jonas Klingstr{\"o}m and Magnus Evander and Clas Ahlm and Tatjana Av{\vs}i{\vc} Županc},
  booktitle={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2014}
}
Hantaviruses are the causative agents of haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) in Eurasia and of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) in the Americas. The case fatality rate varies between different hantaviruses and can be up to 40%. At present, there is no specific treatment available. The hantavirus pathogenesis is not well understood, but most likely, both virus-mediated and host-mediated mechanisms are involved. The aim of the present study was to investigate the association… CONTINUE READING
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