Incubation period of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome. Academic Article uri icon


  • The potential incubation period from exposure to onset of symptoms was 7-39 days (median 18 days) in 20 patients with a defined period of exposure to Andes virus in a high-risk area. This period was 14-32 days (median 18 days) in 11 patients with exposure for <48 hours.

publication date

  • January 1, 2006