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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 165--175

Globally emerging hantaviruses: An overview

Sara Chandy1, Dilip Mathai2 
1 International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN), INCLEN Trust International, New Delhi, India
2 Apollo Medical College and Research Center, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Sara Chandy
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Hantaviruses are known to cause haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Eurasia and hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome in the Americas. They are globally emerging pathogens as newer serotypes are routinely being reported. This review discusses hantavirus biology, clinical features and pathogenesis of hantavirus disease, its diagnostics, distribution and mammalian hosts. Hantavirus research in India is also summarised.

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Chandy S, Mathai D. Globally emerging hantaviruses: An overview.Indian J Med Microbiol 2017;35:165-175

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Chandy S, Mathai D. Globally emerging hantaviruses: An overview. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2017 Nov 23 ];35:165-175
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