Agent Name

Hantaan virus

Synonyms

Also Dobrava, Puumala, and Seoul virus;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Field rodents are the reservoir, and the virus is present in feces, urine, and saliva of infected animals. Workers are infected by inhaling dust contaminated with rodent excreta.

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: