Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in Argentina, 1995–2008
|No. case-patients (no. deaths)†|
|Total||345 (59)||234 (72)||126 (51)||6|
|M||290 (45)||170 (49)||89 (33)||4|
|F||52 (14)||64 (23)||37 (18)||2|
|Case-fatality rate for all case-patients, %
|Type of exposure|
|Contact with previous HPS case-patient||–||6||23||–|
*HPS, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome; –, no reported events.
†No. HPS cases in each region with confirmed diagnosis (n = 710). Type of exposure was classified on the basis of the most probable activities of risk (n = 410).
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