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Laboratory findings associated with hantavirus pulmonary syndrome and Sin Nombre virus infection in a patient, by specimen collection date--Colorado, July 2016 Collection date Clinical specimen and Reference laboratory test range July 23 Hantavirus IgM antibodies <2.
Sin Nombre virus has been reported in Mexico, specifically in P.
Over the past 20 years, 624 cases of HPS have been described, with most cases (n=612, 98%) caused by the Sin nombre virus and its rodent reservoir in deer mice, Pero myscus maniculatus, in states west of the Mississippi River.
Remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems: charting Sin Nombre virus infections in deer mice.
A second disease, HPS, was identified in the United States in 1993 and most cases in the United States are caused by the Sin Nombre virus.
The subsequent discovery of a new disease, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) (1), its etiologic agent, Sin Nombre virus (SNV) (2), and its rodent reservoir, the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) (3), were among the most prominent findings in a flood of new revelations about hantaviruses in the Americas.
Sin Nombre virus causes the majority of HPS cases in the United States, and the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) is its predominant reservoir.
This manifestation occurred in the form of an outbreak of the Sin Nombre virus in a community of Navajo Indians.
Using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, immunoglobin M (IgM), and immunoglobin G (IgG), antibodies to Sin Nombre virus were detected; these antibodies indicated recent hantavirus infection [3].
HFRS is caused by the prototypic hantavirus Hantaan and by Dobrava virus, Puumala virus (PUUV), and Seoul virus in Eurasia; HCPS is caused by Andes virus, Sin Nombre virus and related hantaviruses in the Americas.
Sin Nombre virus is the primary hantavirus that causes HPS in the United States, and the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) is its predominant carrier.