Problem

Black Creek canal virus

Nature:
The cotton rat [Sigmodon hispidus] is the reservoir of both Black Creek Canal virus (a hantavirus that causes hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, HPS) and Tamiami virus (an arenavirus not associated with human disease). It is distributed in north and south America.
Broader Problems:
Hantaviruses
Related Problems:
Cano Delgadito virus
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
20.12.1999 – 00:00 CET