Long-Term Consequences of Puumala Hantavirus Infection

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    Abstract

    Several viral infections are associated with acute and long-term complications. During the past two years, there have been many reports on post-infectious symptoms of the patients suffering from COVID-19 disease. Serious complications occasionally occur during the acute phase of Puumala orthohantavirus caused nephropathia epidemica. Severe long-term consequences are rare. Fatigue for several weeks is quite common. Hormonal insufficiencies should be excluded if the patient does not recover normally.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number598
    Number of pages8
    JournalViruses
    Volume14
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2022
    Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    • postinfectious glomeru-lonephritis
    • Puumala hantavirus

    Publication forum classification

    • Publication forum level 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Infectious Diseases
    • Virology

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