Problem

Isla Vista virus

Nature:

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