Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content


This image depicts a North American deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus which had made its home amongst deteriorating sheets of fabric and bird feathers. Deer mice are the principal reservoir of Sin Nombre virus (SNV), a specie of the genus Hantavirus, the primary etiologic agent of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS), also referred to as hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS).
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (18.58 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.