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Hantavirosis: Introduction

Hantavirosis: Infection by hantavirus which is a virus from the family Bunyaviridae. Infection generally causes severe febrile illness which can involve bleeding, shock and even death in some cases. The disease is transmitted by infected rodents. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hantavirosis is available below.

Symptoms of Hantavirosis

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Hantavirosis: Complications

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Causes of Hantavirosis

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Disease Topics Related To Hantavirosis

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Misdiagnosis and Hantavirosis

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Hantavirosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hantavirosis: Animations

Research about Hantavirosis

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Clinical Trials for Hantavirosis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Hantavirosis

Hantavirosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Hantavirosis:

Hantavirosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hantavirosis, or a subtype of Hantavirosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hantavirosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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