Accession Number:

ADA148760

Title:

Propagation and Characterization of the Etiologic Agent of Nephropathia Epidemica.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr-30 Sep 82,

Corporate Author:

HELSINKI UNIV (FINLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Nephropathia epidemica NE virus, strain Puumala, was passaged successfully in C. gaperi voles. In addition to lung suspensions, urine of the infected voles was also shown to be infectious. Attempts to adapt the virus to cell cultures remained unsuccessful.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE