Heartland virus is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Johns Hopkins Guides provide diagnosis, management, and treatment guidance for infectious diseases, diabetes, and psychiatric conditions. Explore these free sample topics:

Johns Hopkins Guides

~~ The first section of this topic is shown below ~~

MICROBIOLOGY

  • Phlebovirus, member of Bunyaviridae family
    • Single-stranded RNA virus
    • Similar to SFTS (severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus) seen in China.
  • Suspected vector: Amblyomma americanum ( Lone Star tick, same primary vector for HME).

~~ To view the remaining sections of this topic, please
or purchase a subscription ~~

Last updated: February 1, 2016