Seoul Virus Infection
Seoul virus is a type of hantavirus carried by Norway rats and black rats. Humans may be infected after being exposed to urine, droppings or saliva of infected rats, including contact with bedding or being bitten. In rare cases, Seoul virus can cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, which results in bleeding, shock and kidney failure.
PHO Grand Rounds: Listeriosis in Ontario
This presentation provides a summary of listeriosis in Ontario from 2008 to the present. We focus on behavioral risk factors that have been identified among cases over this time period. We also highlight a recent Health Canada study which examines consumer behavior, knowledge and attitudes regarding listeriosis.