TITLE

HANTAVIRUS INFECTION: A CASE REPORT FROM INDIA

AUTHOR(S)
Chandy, S.; Boorugu, H.; Chrispal, A.; Thomas, K.; Abraham, P.; Sridharan, G.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2009, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p267
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The clinical presentation of hantavirus infections in India is unclear. We report here a case of hantavirus infection in a 46 year old quarry worker presenting with fever, abdominal pain, jaundice, thrombocytopenia and renal dysfunction. Seroconversion and rising anti-hantavirus IgG titers were taken as evidence of hantavirus infection. Clinicians should consider hantavirus infections in the differential diagnosis of acute febrile illness along with scrub typhus, leptospirosis and dengue.
ACCESSION #
43225720

 

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