Four US soldiers acquired hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome while training near the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, in 2005. Hantaan virus sequences were amplified by reverse transcription-PCR from patient serum samples and from lung tissues of striped field mice (Apodemus agrarius) captured at training sites. Epidemiologic investigations specified the ecology of possible sites of patient infection.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 2009 Nov|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases