TITLE

Infected hamster

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Sally
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/25/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 9, p1022
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a viral infection traced by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention to a pet hamster, as of October 2005. Number of transplant patients who died due to the viral infection; Diseases caused by the virus; Background on the source of the virus.
ACCESSION #
18599417

 

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