Saaremaa virus

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Bayou virus
Virus classification
Group: Group V ((−)ssRNA)
Order: Bunyavirales
Family: Hantaviridae
Genus: Orthohantavirus
Species: Saaremaa virus

Saaremaa virus is a single-stranded, negative-sense, RNA virus species of Orthohantavirus that causes a milder form of Hantavirus hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. It was first isolated from a striped field mouse in Slovakia.[1]


  1. ^ Plyusnin, Alexander, Vaheri, Antti. Saaremaa Hantavirus Should Not Be Confused with Its Dangerous Relative, Dobrava Virus J. Clin. Microbiol. April 2006 vol. 44 no. 4 1608–1611

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