J Wildl Dis 2010 Apr;46(2):433-41
Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0840, USA.
Sin Nombre virus (SNV), one of at least 45 hantaviruses described worldwide, is hosted by the deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, a common species throughout most of North America. Herein, we describe general life-history characteristics of deer mice and the ways in which these factors relate to the incidence of SNV infections among populations of this host species in and around Portland, Oregon. In total, 3,175 deer mice were captured from October 2002 to September 2005. Read More