DNA virus, enveloped, Family: Bunyaviridae.
No clinical signs in infected rodents.
Hantaan, Prospect Hill, Puumala, Dobrava, Seoul, Sin Nombre.
Prior to entry to a facility.
Direct contact or contact with urine or faeces of infected animals.
Gaseous formalin or vaporised hydrogen peroxide is effective.
Zoonosis with severe disease of the kidneys and vascular system or the respiratory system.
Pathogen exclusion. Hysterectomy rederivation and embryo transfer.
Infectious Diseases of Mice and Rats National Research Council 1991.
Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 3rd Edn., Dean H Percy & Stephen W Barthold, 2007.
University of Missouri, Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory website,