Browsing Published ETD Collection by Subject "hamster lethality"
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Investigations into the viral molecular determinants of lethality of Punta Toro virus (Bunyaviridae, phlebovirus) in the Syrian hamster. (2006-04-21)Punta Toro virus (PTV) is transmitted by sandlfies (Lutzomyia spp.) in Panama and Northern Columbia and causes an acute febrile illness in humans lasting 2-5 days. Human seroprevalence in regions within Panama have been ...