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.