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Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011

Letter

Hantavirus Infection in Istanbul, Turkey

Oral Oncul, Yunus Atalay, Yalcin Onem, Vedat TurhanComments to Author , Ali Acar, Yavuz Uyar, Dilek Y. Caglayik, Sezai Ozkan, and Levent Gorenek
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey (O. Oncul, Y. Atalay, Y. Onem, V. Turhan, A. Acar, S. Ozkan, L. Gorenek); Refik Saydam National Public Health Agency, Ankara, Turkey (Y. Uyar, D.Y. Caglayik)

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Detection of Dobrava virus in 22-year-old patient, Turkey*

Test Hantavirus immunoblot
Real-time PCR
Serum
Urine
IgM IgG DOBV PUUV DOBV PUUV
Result Pos Neg Neg Neg Pos Neg

*Ig, immunoglobulin; DOBV, Dobrava virus; PUUV, Puumala virus; pos, positive; neg; negative.

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