Diagnosis and Treatment

The following references provide information about the diagnosis and treatment of Hantavirus.

  • HPS Technical/Clinical Information. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Covers a variety of topics and links to references related to Hantavirus such as its clinical manifestation, treatment, diagnostics, and epidemiology.
  • Schmaljohn, C. and B. Hjelle. "Hantaviruses: A Global Disease Problem." Emerging Infectious Diseases, 3.2 (June 1997). Provides a listing of Hantavirus species, descriptions of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), the ecology and epidemiology of Hantavirus infections, and information about the genetic diversity and evolution of Hantaviruses.
  • Khan, A., and J. Young. "Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome: At the Crossroads." Current Opinion in Infectious Disease 14.2 (2001): 205-9. Provides a review of various aspects of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, including pathogenesis, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.