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Nephropathia epidemica in Finland

Juhani Lähdevirta

Nephropathia epidemica in Finland

a clinical, histological and epidemiological study

by Juhani Lähdevirta

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Published in Helsinki .
Written in English


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SeriesAnnals of clinical research -- v. 3. Suppl. ; 8
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15011386M

Nephropathia epidemica (NE) is endemic in Scandinavia, European Russia, and the Balkans (Lee and van der Groen, ). Mustonen et al. () stated that the causative agent, Puumala virus, is a member of the hantavirus genus.   An indirect immunofluorescence test for detection of serum antibodies specific for nephropathia epidemica (NE) has been developed with use of acetone-fixed cryostat sections of the lungs of bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) that had been trapped from the NE-endemic area in Finland as antigen. NE antigen was detected as distinct fluorescence in the cytoplasm Cited by:

Puumala virus causes nephropathia epidemica, a rodent-borne zoonosis that is endemic to Europe. We sequenced the complete Puumala virus genome that was directly recovered from a person who died and compared it with those of viruses from local bank voles. The virus strain involved was neither a unique nor rare genetic variant. Intraocular pressure changes in nephropathia epidemica. A prospective study of 37 patients with acute systemic Puumala virus infection. Ophthalmology ; (12): – Google Scholar | Crossref | Medline. 5. Lahdevirta, J. Nephropathia epidemica in Finland. A clinical, Author: Alexandre Baillieul, Tich Ludovic Le, Jean-François Rouland.

Human infection with Puumala virus (PUUV), the most common hantavirus in Central Europe, causes nephropathia epidemica (NE), a disease characterized by acute kidney injury and thrombocytopenia. Hemostatic Impairment in Nephropathia Epidemica S 7. Brummer-Korvenkontio M, Henttonen H, Vaheri A. Hemor-rhagic fever with renal syndrome in Finland: ecology and virology of nephropathia epidemica. Scand J Infect Dis [Suppl] ; 8. Lahdevirta J. Clinical features of HFRS in Scandinavia as compared with East Asia. Scand J Infect.


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Nephropathia epidemica in Finland by Juhani Lähdevirta Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nephropathia epidemica was described as a " new " disease in Sweden inbut the first account in English appeared in [Bull.

Hyg.,v. 26, ]. The illness has an acute febrile influenza-like onset, usually without catarrhal symptoms, but by about the fourth clay a second phase is Nephropathia epidemica in by:   Nephropathia epidemica (NE or epidemic nephropathy) is a mild type of HFRS in which haemorrhaging is rare.

“Approximately 10 per cent of NE patients show clinical symptoms of haemorrhaging. These symptoms are usually mild, such as nosebleed or obscured field of vision as haemorrhaging in the vascular system of the eye causes blurry vision,” says Tomas.

Clinical characteristics of nephropathia epidemica in Sweden: prospective study of 74 cases. Settergren B, Juto P, Trollfors B, Wadell G, Norrby SR Rev.

Infect. Usually PUUV causes mild HFRS (also called nephropathia epidemica [NE]). In Finland, 1,–3, NE cases are diagnosed annually, i.e., ≈60 cases/, persons during years when the vole population peaks.

Almost % of infected persons recover, and long-lasting complications are by: A spontaneous recovery followed all cases described. In Myhrman proposed nephropathia epidemica (NE) as the name for this disease. During the subsequent decades, a large number of cases of this disease were reported from Scandinavia and Finland (Myhrman; Lahdevirta ).Cited by: PUUV is endemic in northern Europe (mostly in Sweden and Finland) and may cause a generally mild form of HFRS, which is also called “ Nephropathia epidemica.” Seoul virus (SEOV) is globally widespread and may cause moderate HFRS.

Nephropathia epidemica has occurred in Scandinavia, western Russia, and other parts of Europe. Mild hemorrhagic illness can also result from infection with the Other articles where Nephropathia epidemica is discussed: hantavirus: A second HFRS disease, nephropathia epidemica, is usually not g: Finland.

However, the mechanism of the hemorrhagic lesions needs further exploration. (Gastrointest Endosc ;) Nephropathia epidemica (NE) is the Scandinavian form of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. NE was first described in in Swedish patients by Myhrman1,2 and Zetterholm.3 Later, Cited by: The incidence of Nephropathia Epidemica (NE) was determined for various regions of Sweden and compared with the NE antibody prevalence rates in normal population.

Book Review Book Review Gruskin, Alan Lee HW () Korean haemorrhagic fever. Prog Med Virol L/ihdevirta J () Nephropathia epidemica in Finland.

A clinical, histological and epidemiological study. Am Clin Res 3 [Suppl 8]: Author: Gruskin, Alan. Nephropathia epidemica virus, the etiological agent of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Scandinavia, was serially propagated in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus).

Lähdevirta J. Nephropathia epidemica in Finland: a clinical histological and epidemiological study. Ann Clin Res Suppl.

; Settergren B, Juto P, Wadell G. Detection of specific serum immunoglobulin M in nephropathia epidemica (Scandinavian epidemic nephropathy) by a biotin-avidin-amplified immunofluorescence method.

J Cited by: 8. A mild form of HFRS, named nephropathia epidemica (NE) occurs widely in Finland, Scandinavia, western Russia and several other areas in Europe.

The causative agent, Puumala virus (PUUV), is a member of the genus Hantavirus in the Bunyaviridae family. Its natural host is the bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus). In Finland, approximately 1, Korpela H, Lähdevirta J.

The role of small rodents and patterns of living in the epidemiology of nephropathia epidemica. Scand J Infect Dis.

; 10 (4)– Lähdevirta J. Nephropathia epidemica in Finland. A clinical histological and epidemiological study. Ann Clin Res. ; – LeDuc JW, Smith GA, Johnson KM. Puumala virus (PUUV), by far the most frequent cause of hantavirus disease in Germany (7), causes a milder form of HFRS (8) called nephropathia epidemica (NE).

Hantavirus infections are one of the 5 most common notifiable viral diseases in Germany, along with norovirus infections, hepatitis C, influenza, and rotavirus infections (7).Cited by:   Brummer-Korvenkontio, M, et al.

() Epidemiological study of nephropathia epidemica in Finland Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Disea – / by: 1. Anti-endothelial cell antibodies in nephropathia epidemica and other viral diseases A. WANGEL.

TEMONEN*. BRUMMER-KORVENKONTIO* & A. VAHERI* Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, and * Department of Virology. University of Helsinki. Helsinki. Finland f Accepted for publication 14 July ) SUMMARY.

We report ophthalmological findings in 15 cases of nephropathia epidemica. The patients, 13 men and 2 women, were 20 to 62 (mean 30) years of age. The onset of the disease was characterized by high fever, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, backache, somnolence, red throat, proteinuria, and oliguria.

The symptoms subsided rapidly during the polyuria stage. Puumala virus infection (nephropathia epidemica) as different diagnosis of acute renal failure History: A year old patient presented in reduced status with a sudden onset of fever, headache, backpain, abdominal pain, mild diarrhea, nausea with vomiting, and blurred by: 1.

The human infection is characterized by a mild-to-moderate form of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome designated nephropathia epidemica (NE), with a case fatality rate of. We present the complete genome of PUUV directly recovered from a person with fatal infection.

Usually PUUV causes mild HFRS (also called nephropathia epidemica [NE]). In Finland, 1,–3, NE cases are diagnosed annually, i.e., ≈60 cases/, persons during years when the vole population peaks (7).Today we knew more than strains of this virus are antigenically related.

Seroepidemiological studies have revealed worldwide occurrence of the infection (5). The severe form of HVD is more often seen in the Far East (6).

In Europe the mild form, known as nephropathia epidemica (NE),is found in Scandinavia (7) and Western Europe (8).Cited by: 8. Usually PUUV causes mild HFRS (also called nephropathia epidemica [NE]). In Finland, 1, NE cases are diagnosed annually, i.e., [approximately equals] 60 cases/, persons during years when the vole population peaks (7).

Almost % of infected persons recover, and long-lasting complications are rare.