Isla Vista virus


Isla Vista virus (ILV) is an enveloped, single-stranded, negative-sense RNA orthohantavirus species of the Bunyavirales order. It is a novel New World microtine rodent hantavirus discovered in the California vole (M. californicus) in Santa Barbara County, California, near Isla Vista. It is similar to Prospect Hill virus, which has been isolated from a meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus).

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