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Fannin defended Los Angeles County's spot checks, saying only a small proportion of the rats county officials surveyed most recently had the Seoul virus.
More recently, in 2009, HFRS resulting from an imported case of Seoul virus infection developed in a Wisconsin resident shortly after he returned from a visit to China (37); in 2010, serologically confirmed HPS resulting from an infection acquired in Brazil developed in a Brazilian visitor to Florida (38); and in 2012, HFRS resulting from Puumala virus infection acquired in Germany developed in a German visitor to Florida.
Complete genome sequence of Seoul virus isolated from Rattus norvegicus in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Puumala virus (PUUV), Dobrava virus (DOBV), and Seoul virus cause different forms of hemorrhagic renal syndrome (1,2).
Of these, only Hantaan virus (HTNV), carried by Apodemus agrarius mice, and Seoul virus (SEOV), carried by Rattus norvegicus rats, cause HFRS (8-11).
We describe autochthonous HFRS from Vietnam, possible reservoir hosts, and the follow-up investigation, which implies the presence of a strain of Seoul virus (SEOV).