Incubation period of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome

Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Aug;12(8):1271-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1208.051127.

Abstract

The potential incubation period from exposure to onset of symptoms was 7-39 days (median 18 days) in 20 patients with a defined period of exposure to Andes virus in a high-risk area. This period was 14-32 days (median 18 days) in 11 patients with exposure for <48 hours.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Animals
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Chile
  • Environmental Exposure
  • Female
  • Hantavirus / pathogenicity*
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome / diagnosis
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome / transmission*
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome / virology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Rodent Diseases / transmission*
  • Rodent Diseases / virology
  • Rodentia / virology*
  • Time Factors