Problem

Tamiami virus

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