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Ongoing Spillover of Hantaan and Gou Hantaviruses from Rodents Is Associated with Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome (HFRS) in China

  • Wen Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen Wang, Miao-Ruo Wang, Xian-Dan Lin

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Miao-Ruo Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen Wang, Miao-Ruo Wang, Xian-Dan Lin

    Affiliation: Longquan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Longquan, Zhejiang province, China

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  • Xian-Dan Lin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wen Wang, Miao-Ruo Wang, Xian-Dan Lin

    Affiliation: Wenzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China

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  • Wen-Ping Guo,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Ming-Hui Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Sheng-Hua Mei,

    Affiliation: Longquan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Longquan, Zhejiang province, China

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  • Zhao-Mei Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Inner Medicine of Longquan Hospital, Longquan, Zhejiang Province, China

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  • Mei-Li Cong,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Rui-Lan Jiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Inner Medicine of Longquan Hospital, Longquan, Zhejiang Province, China

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  • Run-Hong Zhou,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Edward C. Holmes,

    Affiliation: Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute, School of Biological Sciences and Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Alexander Plyusnin,

    Affiliations: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China, Department of Virology, Infection Biology Research Program, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Yong-Zhen Zhang mail

    zhangyongzhen@icdc.cn

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

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  • Published: October 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002484

About the Authors

Wen Wang, Wen-Ping Guo, Ming-Hui Li, Mei-Li Cong, Run-Hong Zhou, Alexander Plyusnin, Yong-Zhen Zhang
State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Miao-Ruo Wang, Sheng-Hua Mei
Longquan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Longquan, Zhejiang province, China
Xian-Dan Lin
Wenzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China
Zhao-Mei Li, Rui-Lan Jiang
Department of Inner Medicine of Longquan Hospital, Longquan, Zhejiang Province, China
Edward C. Holmes
Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute, School of Biological Sciences and Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Alexander Plyusnin
Department of Virology, Infection Biology Research Program, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Corresponding Author

Email: zhangyongzhen@icdc.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YZZ. Performed the experiments: WW MRW XDL WPG MHL MLC RHZ. Analyzed the data: WW AP ECH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MRW XDL SHM ZML RLJ. Wrote the paper: YZZ AP ECH.