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Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) - References

Citations

  1. National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011). Reported cases of HPS. Hantaviruses. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/surveillance/index.html.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 321–323. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • American Public Health Association (2008). Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. In DL Heyman, ed., Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 19th ed., pp. 273–274. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association.

  • National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011). Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS). Hantavirus. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/hps/index.html.

  • National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011). Technical/clinical information. Hantavirus. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/technical/index.html.

  • Peters CJ (2010). California encephalitis, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and Bunyavirid hemorrhagic fevers. In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2289–2293. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

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    Last Updated: February 22, 2012
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