Aerosol transmission of Hantaan and related viruses to laboratory rats

E. O. Nuzum, C. A. Rossi, E. H. Stephenson, James LeDuc

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Hantaan, Seoul, and Puumala viruses were transmitted to 12-16-week-old female Wistar Rattus norvegicus by inhalation. The rodent infectious dose for each virus by intramuscular inoculation and by inhalation was determined, as was the infectious dose for Vero E-6 vells by direct plaque assay.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)636-640
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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