Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
Hantavirus Associated Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndromes
Hantavirus-Associated Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Acute respiratory illness in humans caused by the Muerto Canyon virus whose primary rodent reservoir is the deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus. First identified in the southwestern United States, this syndrome is characterized most commonly by fever, myalgias, headache, cough, and rapid respiratory failure.