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Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

Acute respiratory illness in humans caused by the Muerto Canyon virus whose primary rodent reservoir is the deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus. First identified in the southwestern United States, this syndrome is characterized most commonly by fever, myalgias, headache, cough, and rapid respiratory failure.
Also Known As:
HARDS; Hantavirus-Associated Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Hantavirus Associated Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndromes
Networked: 58 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome (HFRS)
2. Infection
3. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)
4. Nephrolithiasis
5. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

Experts

1. Hooper, Jay W: 6 articles (06/2015 - 01/2012)
2. Ballantyne, John: 5 articles (06/2015 - 01/2012)
3. Ksiazek, T G: 4 articles (09/2003 - 03/2000)
4. Royals, Michael: 3 articles (06/2015 - 01/2014)
5. Josleyn, Matthew: 3 articles (01/2014 - 01/2012)
6. Mills, James N: 3 articles (01/2012 - 06/2002)
7. Peters, C J: 3 articles (02/2002 - 03/2000)
8. Josleyn, Matthew D: 2 articles (06/2015 - 11/2014)
9. Hammerbeck, Christopher D: 2 articles (06/2015 - 11/2014)
10. Brocato, Rebecca L: 2 articles (06/2015 - 11/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome:
1. 6-fluoro-3-hydroxy-2-pyrazinecarboxamideIBA
2. feralIBA
3. AntibodiesIBA
4. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
5. Ribavirin (Virazole)FDA LinkGeneric
6. 2-methylfuranIBA
7. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
9. Nucleocapsid ProteinsIBA
10. AntigensIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
3. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
4. Critical Care