Prevalence of antibodies specific to Puumala virus among farmers in Sweden
1998 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, ISSN 0355-3140, Vol. 24, no 2, 104-108 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Serological evidence confirmed that the exposure of humans to Puumala virus is firmly restricted to the northern and central parts of Sweden. In addition the evidence indicated that, in this region, farming is associated with an increased risk of contracting hantavirus infection.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
1998. Vol. 24, no 2, 104-108 p.
farmer; hantavirus; hemorrhagic fever; occupational risk; seroepidemiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-42706PubMedID: 9630057OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-42706DiVA: diva2:410332