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.
Problem Type: G: Very specific problems
Date of last update 20.12.1999 – 00:00 CET