Hantavirus

 Ecology and Disease in Chile and Panama

International Collaborations in Infectious Diseases Research (ICIDR).

National Institutes of Health (NIH)


 PROJECT 1

 "Ecological Factors regulating Hantavirus Outbreaks in Chile"

Last updated: Feb 20, 2008 

Researchers

Publications

Hanta Crew

Meetings

Trainees

News

Pictures

New!!

VII International Hantavirus Meeting, Puerto Varas, Chile, April 2008. ppt

Dr. Mertz publishes new paper about Hantavirus.

New paper about HCPS treatment.

Aims

NIH-funded program that supports a collaboration between UNMHSC and Panama and Chile to improve surveillance, diagnostics and therapeutics for hantavirus infections in Chile and Panama.

- To determine several environmental aspects that influence rodent populational sizes and their seroprevalence to hantavirus.

- To develop and test an explict spacial model for predicting outbreaks of hantavirus, including to climatic variability as a force.

Links

Hantavirus Program in Chile (Universidad del Desarrollo; In Spanish)

Hantavirus information (CIM, P.U. Catolica de Chile; In Spanish)

Brian Hjelle's Lab, Emerging Viruses Research Center, UNM, USA

All about Hantavirus, CDC, USA

Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal

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