Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, United States, 1993–2009
|Region||States†||Hantavirus species present in region||No. case-patients who died/ total no. case-patients (CFR, %)‡|
|Southwest||Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah||Sin Nombre virus||92/273 (34)|
|Northwest||Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming||Sin Nombre virus||35/101 (35)|
|Midwest||Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin||Sin Nombre virus, Bayou virus||33/84 (39)|
|East||Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia||New York virus, Monongahela virus, Black Creek Canal virus||5/12 (43)|
*HPS, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome; CFR, case-fatality rate.
†Only states with >1 probable rodent exposure–related HPS case are shown.
‡There were no significant differences in case-fatality rates between geographic regions (p = 0.773 by χ2 test).
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