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Method of Isolation
Natural Host Range
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Results of SALS surveys and information from the Catalogue.
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Section VII - Natural Host Range (Additional text can be added below table)
Vertebrate (species and organ) and arthropod
No. isolations/No. tested
No. with antibody/No. tested Test used
Country and region
Clinically severe cases. Inapparent infection rates, as indicated by significant levels of KHF antibody, range from 2.7% to 4% in long term residents of endemic areas to less than 1% in short term residents of endemic areas or long term residents of non-endemic areas.
Patients with febrile illnesses of unknown origin (1035), or blood donors (664). Only 1 of 13 positive humans had both IFA and NT antibodies to Hantaan virus.
NOTE: It has not been established whether the Suncus murinus isolate is identical to Hantaan virus or to Seoul virus (prototype of rat isolates).
South Korea; Seoul N. to 28 parallel (1)
Apodemus agrarius coreae (lung, kidney)
South Korea; along the Hantaan river near the 38th parallel; N.(1)
Apodemus agrarius jejuensis
Microtus fortis pelliceus
Clethrionomys rufocanus regulus
Cricetulus triton nestor
Mus musculus yamashinai
Tamias sibiricus asiaticus
North Greece (22),
Suncus murinus (insectivore)
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