It affects rodents without causing any illnesses and is in the urine and droppings of rodents. It can affect other animals including humans by inhaling the virus
The Hantavirus is a virus from a family of bunyaviruses. It is a single stranded RNA virus. It has Glycoprotein Gn & Gc
Don't touch that it's urine and droppings contains a very dangerous disease called the hantavirus.
The symptoms can end up killing humans and slow down the function of the heart, lungs, and kidneys. Causes blood vessels to become leaky. In the lungs it can cause flooding in the air sacs, and breathing difficulty. It can also lead to respiratory failure.
It first attaches to a receptor on the cell surface .Other entry pathways have also been observed for some hantaviruses. The virion-harbouring vesicle enters the early endosome Fusion between the viral and endosomal membranes Viral replication is thought to occur in viral factories that might be located at the ERGIC. That's the life cycle of the virus.
To diagnose the Hantavirus they use blood test. However, early symptoms are usually confused with influenza (flu),
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The mode of transmission for the Hantavirus is by breathing in particles of rodents urine and droppings. Deer ice, cotton rat, white footed mouse, and rice rats usually carry the hantavirus.
There is no specific treatment or vaccine for the Hnatavirus. If individual recognize early signs and recieve medical treatment they may get better. Oxygen therapy is also used.
You can prevent this virus by getting rid of rodents in your home, covering up holes in your house, clean up excess food, and keeping your house clean.