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Hantavirus infection in the Republic of Georgia.

Technology Management Company, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Emerging Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor: 7.33). 09/2009; 15(9):1489-91. DOI: 10.3201/eid1509.090617
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ABSTRACT We describe a laboratory-confirmed case of hantavirus infection in the Republic of Georgia. Limited information is available about hantavirus infections in the Caucasus, although the infection has been reported throughout Europe and Russia. Increasing awareness and active disease surveillance contribute to our improved understanding of the geographic range of this pathogen.

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