Seoul virus

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Seoul virus
Virus classification
Group: Group V ((-)ssRNA)
Family: Bunyaviridae
Genus: Hantavirus
Species: Seoul virus

Seoul virus (SEOV) is a species of hantavirus that can cause a form of hemorrhagic fever.

It is carried by rats and accounts for ~25% of cases of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Asia.[1]

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  1. ^ Yao LS, Qin CF, Pu Y, Zhang XL, Liu YX, Liu Y, Cao XM, Deng YQ, Wang J, Hu KX, Xu BL (2012) Complete genome sequence of Seoul virus isolated from Rattus norvegicus in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. J Virol 86(24):13853. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02668-12