Lethal disease in infant and juvenile Syrian hamsters experimentally infected with Imjin virus, a newfound crocidurine shrew-borne hantavirus

Se Hun Gu, Young Sik Kim, Luck Ju Baek, Takeshi Kurata, Richard Yanagihara, Jin Won Song

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To gain insights into the pathogenicity of Imjin virus (MJNV), a newfound hantavirus isolated from the Ussuri white-toothed shrew (Crocidura lasiura), groups of Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) of varying ages (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-239
Number of pages9
JournalInfection, Genetics and Evolution
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Dec 1



  • Hantavirus
  • Imjin virus
  • Meningoencephalitis
  • Syrian hamster

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)

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