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Saaremaa virus is a single-stranded, negative-sense, RNA virus Orthohantavirus that causes a milder form of Hantavirus hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. It is a member virus of Dobrava-Belgrade orthohantavirus.[1] It was first isolated from a striped field mouse in Slovakia.[2]

Saaremaa virus
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Phylum: Negarnaviricota
Class: Ellioviricetes
Order: Bunyavirales
Family: Hantaviridae
Subfamily: Mammantavirinae
Genus: Orthohantavirus
Species: Dobrava-Belgrade orthohantavirus
Virus:
Saaremaa virus

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  1. ^ Briese, Thomas (July 18, 2016). "In the genus Hantavirus (proposed family Hanta viridae, proposed order Bunyavirales ), c reate 24 new species, abolish 7 species, change the demarcation criteria, and change the name of the genus to Orthohantavirus; likewise, rename its constit uent species" (PDF). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ 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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